DSPH End-of-Year Celebration May 31

End of Year Celebration on May 31 3:30-6:30pm. Please RSVP at https://forms.office.com/r/0WyXehcSH5

DSPH’s PHDSAG, SGO, USGO, MCHSO, and Office of Education are co-hosting an end-of-year celebration to recognize our students on Wednesday, May 31 from 3:30-6:30pm. Students are welcome to stop in for a bit or stay for the whole event.

Please join us for light refreshments and optional activities. Please RSVP using the QR code in the above image or the following link — https://forms.office.com/r/0WyXehcSH5 — by Monday, May 22 to help us order the refreshments and plan activities.

If you have questions, please reach out to Erin Durkin at eed57@drexel.edu.

APE Funding Awards – Deadline Extended to May 16

For any MPH student who still needs to complete your Applied Practical Experience (APE) requirement, we wanted to be sure you knew that the application deadline for two of the APE funding opportunities has been extended to May 16, 2023:

  • Antiracism in Practice APE Funding Award – $3,500
  • Public Health In Action Practice Award – $1,750

The applications can be found at https://drexel.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bpFmdsuoVWfBuRM.

If you are having trouble accessing your previous responses or have any other questions about the application process, please email DSPHStudentProjects@drexel.edu for assistance.

Health Equity Seminar

Join the Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) program for their Health Equity Seminar series, a Drexel-wide forum to discuss exciting work and ideas related to health equity. This monthly series includes Drexel-based and invited external speakers whose work is relevant to health disparities research, ranging from etiology to intervention and policy.

In May, attendees will hear from Dr. Margarita Alegria, PhD, Professor of Medicine & Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Disparities Research Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital, who will present “Advancing Racial Equity in the Academic Health Sciences: Findings from a 14-Month Learning Assessment.”

MCH May Service Event

All Drexel students are invited to join the Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) May Community Service Event this Wednesday, May 10th in the Nesbitt Collaboratory at 6pm.

Help assemble Mother’s Day packages for mothers with children at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. The meeting will allow Drexel students to come together and take part in a special act of service to show their support and appreciation for all of the mothers at St. Christopher’s.

The kits will be presented to mothers at the hospital on Mother’s Day. Supplies will be provided.

RSVP through DragonLink

Free food! Open to all Drexel students!