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Master of Public Health Events

The Master of Public Health program offers several events on an ongoing basis including Conversation with a Public Health Leader and Public Health Day. These events are open to the public and present great networking and learning opportunities.

A Day in the Life of a Public Health Leader

An event being offered jointly by the Public Health Department and the MPH Student Association (MPHSA) will take place on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. To RSVP for this event, please complete our online form.

Conversation with a Public Health Leader

Save the Date:

Our next event in this series will be on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. More details will be available soon. You can reserve your space now by completing our online form.

View our most recent conversation with Dr. Mark Smolinski

Public Health Day

The University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions is pleased to offer these Public Health Day events for both current MPH students and current public health professionals. Offered at both the Hilltop and Presidio campuses, each event features guest speakers and student poster presentations.

Winter 2014 Public Health Day

When: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Fromm Hall Berman and Broad Conference Rooms

MPH students have the opportunity to gain meaningful real world practice not only in some of the Bay Area’s best public health agencies, but also in health organizations across the nation and the globe. In place of a research-based thesis, our students produce an original graduate project based on the culmination of their classroom learning, a 300-hour fieldwork internship, and a capstone synthesis that demonstrates mastery of the profession.

MPH Public Health day will showcase the students' capstone synthesis on topics such as: Program Planning, Program Evaluation and Health Policy, Health Disparities Access, Environmental Health and Agriculture, Food and Nutrition.

The Winter 2014 Public Health Day keynote speaker is Kathryn Hall-Trujillo from the Birthing Project USA. For more information about Ms. Hall-Trujillo's amazing work in public health, visit the Birthing Project USA's website.

More on the Birthing Project USA

The Birthing Projects have saved the lives of thousands of women and babies of color. These volunteers, in cities and towns across the U.S. and overseas, have encouraged better birth outcomes by providing practical support to women during pregnancy and for one year after the birth of their children. The Sister Friends provide one-on-one friendship, education and practical support to pregnant teens and women. “This has been a cost effective way of decreasing infant mortality and morbidity in the African-American community,” points out Kathryn Hall-Trujillo, MPH, founder of the Birthing Project USA. Under Hall-Trujillo’s direction, the Birthing Project model has been replicated in almost 100 communities in the U.S., Canada, Central America and Africa.

Take a look at highlights from previous Public Health Day events

Public Health Day 2013 1
Student presentation
Public Health Day 2013 2
Student presentation
Public Health Day 2013 3
Public Health Day 2013 4
Student presentation
Public Health Day 2013 5
Student presentation
Public Health Day 2013 6
Public Health Day 2013 7
Cohort 1 Graduation
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Cohort 2