December 2, 2011
In this Issue
Spring Registration
Campus Food Drive
Campus Food Drive
CPH Exam
Job Opportunities
Academic Calendar
Just for Students
A new Spring 2012 elective course is being offered in Project Management in Healthcare (HMAP 5391). The course will be held Mondays from 3-6 pm.

For a full course description click on the link below HMAP 5391.
Save The Date
Block your calendar every Tuesday from 3:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. for Tuesday interlude sessions, journal club, PHSA socials, and other events.

Look for new events i n the Spring!!! 



Congratulations to the winners of last week's trivia contest!!

Question: Do you know what's happening at 9:00 am on Saturday, May 19, 2012? 

The School of Public Health's 1st pre-commencement and awards ceremony (Details below).

Attention all upcoming fall 2011, spring 2012, and summer 2012 graduates:


The School of Public Health is hosting our first pre-commencement and awards ceremony. This ceremony is a special recognition ceremony where the School of Public Health faculty and administration recognize the accomplishments of our graduates. It will replace the graduate banquet. Please note that you will now be hooded at this event and not at commencement.  


Date: May 19, 2012 (same day as commencement)


Time: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.


Location: Fort Worth Science & History Museum


Students/Faculty/Staff: Please arrive at 8:00 a.m.

Parking: You may park at the University of North Texas Health Science Center and walk to the Fort Worth Science & History Museum or park in the lot near the Science and History Museum.


Additional information will be provided at a later date.


For questions, please contact Misty Smethers at

SPH News and Events
For the Semester and School Year
Spring 2012 Registration


Regular registration for SPH classes for the Spring 2012 semester ends December 4, 2011.  Late registration begins December 5, 2011 and will end January 4, 2011.

Financial Aid Update!!!

Beginning Spring 2012, the Cost of Attendance amounts for students' tuition, fees, books and supplies must reflect enrollment status (full or half-time).  SPH students must enroll in at least 9 semester credit hours to receive a full-time budget.  Students who are enrolled in 5-8 semester credit hours will receive a half-time budget.


The Spring disbursement date for SPH is January 2, 2012. If you are not enrolled in at least 9 semester credit hours as of January 2, 2012 your budget will be adjusted and your loans may be reduced. If your enrollment status changes after January 2, 2012, your budget will be adjusted on the 12th class date. 


Please visit the UNTHSC Financial Aid website for more details or contact the Financial Aid Office at


**Please note that you must be enrolled at least half-time (5 semester credit hours) to receive loans.     
2011 FAC Campus Food Drive

The Society of Black Public Health Professionals (SBPHP), Public Health Student Association (PHSA), & Public Health Community Service Organization (PHCSO) would like to thank those of you that participated in the FAC's first ever Food Drive Challenge!! 

We will find out the winners of the food drive challenge on Monday, December 5, 2011.

Certified in Public Health (CPH) Exam
2011 CPH
Internships & Fellowships
Local and Abroad

Three and Five Year Assistantships at Clemson University

Position Information


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention and Control-Georgetown University Medical Center

Position Information


Postdoctoral Fellowship In Nutrition and Cancer-University of Minnesota

Position Information  


Alzheimer's Association (North Central Texas Chapter)-REACH Bilingual Intern

Position Information 


Doctoral Fellowships-Robert Woodson Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico

Position Information 


Job Opportunities


Employment Case Manager at Catholic Charities of Fort Worth

Position Description


Career Navigator at Catholic Charities of Fort Worth

Position Description


7 Positions at Catholic  Charities of Fort Worth 

Position Description 


Associate Director- Institute on Social Exclusion, Center of Excellence on the Social Determinants of Mental Health at Adler School of Professional Psychology

Request for Applications: Mindanao Job Opportunities for Business Scale-Up (JOBS) for Philippines 

Social Epidemiology, Health Informatics, and Applied Data Analysis Specialist-Department of Health Science, College of Applied Sciences & Art at San Jose State University

Position Description 


8 New Faculty Positions- The School of Public Health at The University of Memphis

Position Description 


Faculty Position at the University of Iowa College of Public Health
Grant and Scholarship News
For the Semester and School Year
Memorial Scholarship & Leadership Grant
Katie Memorial Foundation
Katie Evans Memorial Scholarship & Leadership Grants 
The Katie Evans Memorial Scholarship supports outstanding work in the field of international public health by providing a one-time scholarship towards a field work project proposed by a qualifying graduate student. The annual Katie Evans Memorial Scholarship (KEMS) awards up to $3,000 toward a graduate student's fieldwork project.  KEMS applications are due on February 15 of every year. 
Through KMF Leadership Grants, KMF partners with universities, colleges, and institutions to support student leaders in the international field of public health, as they complete their education, attend field events and conferences, and pursue individual projects. One-time awards are up to $500.00. Applications for the KMF Leadership Grants are accepted on a rolling basis.
For more information about both of these opportunities please visit
SOPHE 21st Century Student Scholarship
SOPHE 21st Century Student Scholarship to attend the Health Education Advocacy Summit


Is the Health Education Advocacy Summit for you?

If you can answer yes to one or more of these questions, then you should attend the March 3-5 Health Education Advocacy Summit in Washington DC.

  • Are you an energized and passionate student eager to let your voice be heard on community and school health education matters?
  • Do you want to learn more about policy advocacy and creating change?
  • Do you want to develop or build your advocacy skills and share your knowledge with legislators?  

If this sounds like you, then apply today to take advantage of SOPHE's 21st Century Student Scholarship for Conference Support.

Background: Each year the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) provides conference support to full-time undergraduate and graduate level students to attend the SOPHE Health Education Advocacy Summit. Conference support can include any combination of registration fee to the conference and any real and reasonable travel expenses incurred, as per federal per diem, and lodging at the official conference hotel or a substitute hotel, not to exceed the cost of the assigned conference hotel. SOPHE also encourages and allows conference support funds to be used for supplemental SOPHE chapter membership.  Total support cannot exceed $500 and will be reimbursed upon submission of receipts and the required travel reimbursement form following the event.


To learn more and complete an application: Click Here 


Deadline for applications: December 12, 2011 

Campus Events
Activities During the Week
Campus Bible Study

We are organizing a new Bible study group on campus and would like to invite you to join!


This group is open to all students, faculty and staff.


Currently we meet on Friday's from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm but are open to suggestions.


In order to become a registered student organization and to be affiliated with Intervarsity Campus Fellowship, we need at least 10 members.


We are studying the book of 1 Peter, chapter 2 this Friday, December 2 and welcome all who are interested to join us.


For more information, please contact me, Oladimeji (Ladi) Akinboro at


May God Bless You and Good Luck With Classes!


Ladi Akinboro

MPH Student- Biostatistics 

Academic Calendar
Important Academic Dates


December 2 

Last day to drop a course with consent of the instructor or withdraw from UNTHSC .

Deadline to submit your Intent to Graduate form for Spring 2012 or Summer 2012.


December 5 - 9

Final examination schedule


December 9 

Last day of term


December 14 

Grades due to registrar by 5:00 PM



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