- Students in the College for Public Health and Social Justice heed the call for Social Action and Advocacy Through Policy Pods
11/16/22- Policy Pods are small groups of students that engage in legislative research and meetings. Participants meet weekly on topics such as criminal-justice reform, immigration reform, the environment, education immigration, disability rights and others.
11/15/22- Recent Saint Louis University Graduate, Ucheoma Nwaozuru, Ph.D., did a Q&A with current second year MPH student and CPHSJ Marketing and Communication graduate assistant, Michael Vega.
11/09/22- SORT, made up of primarily Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Health Administration (MHA) students at Saint Louis University (SLU), works to get students involved with outbreak response through training and education events led by epidemiologists and public health professionals while exposing students to current issues in the infectious disease field.
11/08/22- Tamika Mitchell (Finance ’05, MBA/MHA ’08), the inaugural Expert in Residence (XIR) in the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, was named a St. Louis Business Journal 40 Under 40 for 2022.
10/26/22- Nancy L. Weaver, Ph.D., will be honored with the Dr. Terry Leet Researcher Award at the annual Standing Up for Black Mothers and Babies Awards Event.
- Student Association for Health Management and Policy Brings Together Students for Enhanced Student Experience
10/21/22- The College for Public Health and Social Justice Graduate Student Association for Health Management and Policy (SAHMP) is a student-led organization that seeks to improve and impact student engagement and the student experience during students’ studies within CPHSJ.
10/11/22- Internship stories of three master of public health student from the College of Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University.
10/04/22- Michael Curran, a graduate student in Saint Louis University’s College for Public Health and Social Justice, received the COVID-19 Pandemic Civilian Service Medal this month for his exemplary service to the nation as a member of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) in its Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) during the federal medical response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
09/29/22- Saint Louis University’s nationally-ranked Master of Health Administration (MHA) program is celebrating its 75th year, making it one of the oldest MHA programs in the country and a pioneer in health management education.
09/23/22- Recent Saint Louis University Graduate, Onyekachukwu Anikamadu, MPH, CPH, did a Q&A with current second year MPH student and CPHSJ Marketing and Communication graduate assistant, Michael Vega.
- Executive Master of Health Administration Students Gather For 'Experience Weekend' With Industry Professionals
09/15/22- On Friday, September 9th and Saturday September 10th, students in the Executive Master of Health Administration (eMHA) program gathered in person for an experience weekend designed to network and learn from other local health care leaders.
- Professor and Researcher SangNam Ahn, Ph.D., M.P.S.A. Joins Saint Louis University Health Management and Policy Department
09/09/22- The Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice has named SangNam Ahn, Ph.D., M.P.S.A. as an associate professor in the Department for Health Management and Policy.
09/09/22- Juliet Iwelunmor, Ph.D. and Enbal Shacham, Ph.D., from Behavioral Science and Health Education were a part of the inaugural class of SLU Research Institute fellows that was honored during a joint ceremony in September 2022.
09/01/22- For Dirk Alander, MD, MHA, FACS (MHA ‘17) it’s never too late to make a change, find a new career path, or explore a new skill. Alander currently fulfills the role of Medical Officer in the Office of Orthopedic Devices, Division of Spinal Devices for the Center for Devices and Radiologic Health at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
08/30/22- Brianna Clare (MHA 2018) is Population Health Director for Oak Street Health, a network of nationwide value-based primary care centers for adults on Medicare.
08/18/22- Arledge is making the best of her opportunities, while creating a few of her own along the way. In her first year in the Saint Louis University Master of Health Administration program she secured two internships and took on four leadership roles across the health administration landscape.
07/26/22- Billiken soccer standout defender Brionna Halverson, who earned a bachelor's degree in public health and is pursuing a master's degree in organizational leadership, is Saint Louis University's nominee for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
07/25/22- For the third consecutive year, Saint Louis University was recognized by the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis (WFSTL) as a top place for women to work. This is WFSTL’s fifth annual “Women in the Workplace: Employment Scorecard.”
06/23/22- During the course of their time as undergraduates in the College for Public Health and Social Justice, public health students engage in field exposure as part of their curriculum. Traditionally, this experience came through service learning, an approach that joins concepts taught in the classroom with community experience.
06/17/22- We invite you to continue reading the latest edition of our newsletter to learn more about how our SLU students, alumni, faculty, and friends are working collaboratively to advance the field of health care management and to make the world a better place for all of us.
06/13/22- Fourteen SLU graduates received 2022 Alumni Awards. The graduates were honored at a dinner and recognized at the commencement ceremony. The celebration marked the return of the awards after the COVID-19 pandemic altered plans to hold in-person recognition in 2020 and 2021.
06/02/22- Public health has come to the attention of the public more than ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. And yet, while awareness of the importance of community health practices and policies has risen, the public remains removed from the process.
05/26/22- In honor of ATLAS Week, Saint Louis University Public Health Accelerated Undergraduate student Liam John (BSHMP ‘23) gave a presentation on the idea of creating a community-like center inside of SLU-owned Il Monstero, a modest building on campus that which once served the community as a church and gathering place.
05/13/22- Upon graduating this Spring, she will begin a fellowship with the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona where she is looking forward to submerging herself in the Mayo Clinic culture and experiencing all facets of health care operations through her rotations.
05/11/22- This April, health management students and faculty from Saint Louis University attended the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) 2022 Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago. Students, alumni, and faculty at Saint Louis University took part in a plethora of education opportunities, training, and mentoring as it relates to the field of health care management.
04/29/22- Bryce Takenaka got the ball rolling on his public health career in an unconventional way. Originally from Honolulu, Takenaka followed his talent and passion for bowling to St. Louis, while pursuing interests in healthcare related fields.
04/25/22- Saint Louis University's M.H.A. alumni stand out among the nation's best in health administration. The 2021 class is no exception. Here's a snapshot of where some of our newest class of alumni are working post-graduation.
04/20/22- Christy Moore (MHA 2010) is the Vice President of Capital & Program Planning at BJC HealthCare ¬-- one of the largest nonprofit health care integrated delivery organizations in the country.
04/13/22- Tamiko Gheen (MHA 2017) is an active-duty United States Air Force major and the comptroller at the San Antonio Military Health System. In her current role, Gheen provides resource operations oversight to a market with nine Army and Air Force treatment facilities staffed by 12,000 employees servicing 240,000 beneficiaries.
04/11/22- The Saint Louis University Research Institute has published its 2021 Annual Impact Report, celebrating research successes from September 2020 to September 2021.
03/31/22- Stephen Goo, MPH, JD, LLM, (MPH ’13), Saint Louis University graduate and US Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights recently did a Q&A with the OPHP about public health and learning at SLU.
03/31/22- Researchers and clinicians at Saint Louis University are tackling problems to improve the lives of women on many fronts.
03/14/22- Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice announces a new leadership team for the Department of Health Management and Policy.
02/21/22- In May 2021, Burkholder began her internship at International HELP (International Health Education for Local People). The mission of the non-profit is to end all preventable diseases, with just two full time staff, interns, and volunteers.
02/16/22- Saint Louis University has appointed Ellen K. Barnidge, Ph.D., associate professor of behavioral science and health education, to serve as the interim dean of SLU’s College for Public Health and Social Justice. Her appointment as interim dean was effective Feb. 1 and continues through June 2023.
01/27/22- Michael Rozier, S.J., Ph.D., an assistant professor of health management and policy in Saint Louis University’s College for Public Health and Social Justice, has been named the president of SSM Health Ministries.
01/11/22- The Bandana Project is most recognizable on campus by the green bandanas tied to the backpacks of students, staff and faculty. Those with a green bandana have resource cards that have local and national mental health resources for students to access.
- MPH Candidate Colleen Madden Sets Course to Revolutionize Health Policy and Inspire Universal Change
01/07/22- MPH Candidate Colleen Madden is passionate about revolutionizing public health policy. Each class, practicum placement and training opportunity has provided her with the tools to inspire change.
12/13/21- As a first-year Master of Health Administration candidate, Meghan Weihmuller was looking for a way to foster health literacy while incorporating innovation and health equity. With this in mind, Weihmuller started the children’s health-focused startup, PediaBright.
- CPHSJ Students Get Published in Dr. Roger Lewis's New Book, The Role of the Industrial Hygienist in a Pandemic
12/13/21- In the Spring semester of 2021, Dr. Roger Lewis’s PUBH 2300 class, “Contemporary Issues in Global Health” worked on a project to “determine the unique challenges for protecting workers in several types of industries where pandemic pathogens were difficult to control.”