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SERvisits

SERvisits

SER is committed to increasing the diversity of its membership and supporting an inclusive environment for everyone. We strive to promote the inclusion of faculty and students from diverse backgrounds, geographic areas, beliefs and orientations. Our new large-scale initiative, SERvisits, was developed with this mission in mind. SERvisits mutually engages epidemiologists and epidemiologists-in-training in the Society by having highly regarded SER researchers visit a diverse range of institutions, and having these institutions then choose individuals from under-represented backgrounds to attend the annual SER meeting.

Upcoming Events:

SERvisits are currently being scheduled for the 2022 – 2023 years!

Past Events:

Dr. Magdalena Cerda Visits University of California, MERCED!

Event Date: January 25, 2022

The University of California, Merced, located in the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley, is the 10th and newest campus of the renowned University of California system. U.C. Merced’s Department of Public Health (housed in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts) is building a vibrant and diverse intellectual community with the goal of fostering scholarly excellence in public health. We offer an interdisciplinary PhD in Public Health as well as a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Public Health. Our faculty and PhD students are actively engaged in advanced quantitative and mixed-methods research on a broad set of pressing public health issues. Current areas of focus include the population health impacts of policies related to immigration and tobacco, air pollution, the information environment, mental illness, and neighborhood characteristics. To learn more, please visit https://publichealth.ucmerced.edu/.

Dr. Jennifer Ahern visits The University of Kentucky!

Event Date: May 6, 2021

The University of Kentucky has a broad range of resources centered on a single campus in the heart of the Bluegrass. The University of Kentucky established the College of Public Health to develop transformative solutions to health challenges through its teaching, research and service efforts. The College of Public Health is committed to quality in all of its education, research and service efforts. To prepare students to take advantage of these opportunities, the college offers a Bachelor of Public Health, a Master of Public Health, a Master of Health Administration, as well as a number of PhD programs both within the college and interdisciplinary in nature. The College faculty engage in a robust portfolio of research activities and guide millions of dollars annually in collaborative projects, with funding sources ranging from NIH and CDC, to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This extramural funding provides numerous opportunities for students to participate in ground-breaking research.

Dr. Marcia P. Jimenez visits Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

Event Date: January 27, 2021

The National Institute of Public Health is one of the largest public health research centers in Latin America. Located in Mexico, INSP has campuses in Cuernavaca, Mexico City and Chiapas. INSP has seven research centers focusing in population health, infectious diseases, health systems, health surveys and evaluation, nutrition, vector-born diseases, and information for policy decision-making. INSP also hosts the centennial Mexico’s School of Public Health, where more than 500 students are enrolled in 24 post-graduate academic programs, from residency to doctoral level. INSP is an integral part of the National Health System and aims to improve public health through research, teaching and service.

 

Dr. Martha Werler Visits University of Montana!

Event Date: May 6, 2021

The University of Montana’s School of Public & Community Health Sciences aims to graduate exceptional practitioners and researchers equipped with the skills and expertise to improve public health in their communities and around the world.  Located in Missoula, Montana, we offer both on-campus and online Master of Public Health, online graduate certificate, and an on-campus PhD in Public Health Studies programs.  Our MPH and PhD programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.  We offer multiple dual degree options, including Masters of Social Work/MPH and Masters of Public Administration/MPH programs. 

To learn more, please visit http://health.umt.edu/publichealth/

Dr. Sunni Mumford Visits Texas A&M!

 

Congratulations to Ravneet Kaur and Xiao Zhang! Ravneet and Xiao each received a Susser-Stein Travel Award of $500 to attend the 2020 SER Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. The Susser-Stein Travel Award is sponsored by Columbia University.

The Texas A&M School of Public Health is committed to transforming health through interdisciplinary inquiry, innovative solutions and development of leaders through the Aggie tradition of service to engage diverse communities worldwide.  The college offers the Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH), the Master of Public Health (MPH), the Master of Health Administration (MHA), the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), the Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services Research (PhD), various minors and certificate programs.  Students pursuing the MPH have six concentration options:  biostatistics, health promotion and community health sciences, environmental health, occupational safety and health, epidemiology, and health policy and management.  Students use faculty as advisers, and each graduate student participates in a practicum.  The college is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

For more information please visit our website at sph.tamhsc.edu 

Dr. Penny Howards Visits Georgia Southern University!

Event Date: May 6, 2021

At the Jiann-Ping-Hsu College of Public Health (JPHCOPH) at Georgia Southern University, students make direct positive impacts on health at local, state, national and global levels. The college offers the Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH), the Master of Public Health (MPH), and the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). Students pursuing the MPH can concentrate in biostatistics, community health, environmental health, epidemiology, health policy and management, as well as a generalist concentration. Students pursuing the DrPH can concentrate in biostatistics, community health behavior and education, epidemiology, and public health leadership. The college is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Read more

Susser-Stein Travel Award in the amount of $1000 will be given to an individual to attend the 2020 SER Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. Award winner details are coming soon!

The Susser-Stein Travel Award is sponsored by Columbia University.

Dr. Lauren Wise Visits Florida!

The University of Southern Florida, College of Public Health is located in Tampa, Florida. The College of Public Health has 241 faculty with regular, adjunct and affiliate appointments as well as 180 professional and support staff.  Degree programs are offered in multiple platforms to accommodate student needs. On-campus courses are available throughout the day and evening. The College offers almost 100 courses online, including 6 complete degree programs. The DrPH program mixes distance learning with condensed on-campus sessions.

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Congratulations to Rashida Jones! Rashida received a Susser-Stein Travel Award of $1000 to attend the 2019 SER Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Susser-Stein Travel Award is sponsored by Columbia University.

Dr. Daniel Westreich Visits Florida International University!

Our accredited programs at the Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, equip students with strong analytic and quantitative skills to be successful in designing and conducting public health investigations, disease surveillance, innovative interventions and methodological research. In addition to MPH programs in Epidemiology and Infectious Disease Epidemiology and a PhD in Epidemiology, we offer a 1-year accelerated MPH program. We currently have 100 students enrolled in the MPH program and 16 students enrolled in the PhD program. Many of our graduates are working as epidemiologists for federal and state agencies, academia, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and health organizations and agencies.

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Congratulations to Semiu Gbadamosi! Semiu received a Susser-Stein Travel Award of $1000 to attend the 2019 SER Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Susser-Stein Travel Award is sponsored by Columbia University.

Dr. Jennifer Ahern Visits San Diego!

Sindana Ilango
2019 SERvisits Travel Scholarship Winner

The San Diego State University (SDSU) School of Public Health (SPH) was founded in 1980 as part of the university’s new focus on health and human services. One of four nationally accredited schools of public health in California, and located in the most vibrant and culturally diverse areas of the country, the SPH provides many opportunities for education, research and community involvement.  The vision of the SPH is to be the leader in creating and advancing innovation and excellence in Public Health and its mission is to develop public health leaders, advance knowledge, and transform population health locally and globally through education, research, collaboration, and service to promote health equity for all. Geographically positioned close to the US-Mexico border, the SPH is a leader in Latino and Border Health research including research at our Imperial Valley Campus near the AZ/CA/Mexico border, and close partnerships with universities in Mexico. Read more

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Erin Delker
2019 SERvisits Travel Scholarship Winner

 

Dr. Timothy Lash Visits Arizona!

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is dedicated to promoting the health of individuals and communities in the southwest and globally with an emphasis on achieving health equity through excellence in education, research and service.

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Congratulations to Ellen Santos! Ellen received a Susser-Stein Travel Award of $1000 to attend the 2019 SER Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Susser-Stein Travel Award is sponsored by Columbia University.

Dr. Sandro Galea Visits Atlanta!

Student’s joined Dr. Galea at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library on May 10th for his lecture on “Fifty Thoughts on the Foundations of Population Health”. Registered participants met with Dr. Galea prior to his event, for a 45 minute Question and Answer session. Following their discussion, individuals attended the lecture and book signing.

The San Diego State University (SDSU) School of Public Health (SPH) was founded in 1980 as part of the university’s new focus on health and human services. One of four nationally accredited schools of public health in California, and located in the most vibrant and culturally diverse areas of the country, the SPH provides many opportunities for education, research and community involvement.  The vision of the SPH is to be the leader in creating and advancing innovation and excellence in Public Health and its mission is to develop public health leaders, advance knowledge, and transform population health locally and globally through education, research, collaboration, and service to promote health equity for all. Geographically positioned close to the US-Mexico border, the SPH is a leader in Latino and Border Health research including research at our Imperial Valley Campus near the AZ/CA/Mexico border, and close partnerships with universities in Mexico. Read more

Click here for a PDF brochure

Congratulations to SER Visits You – Travel Winner, Sypriya Sarkar! Sypriya received $1,000 in travel funds to attend the 2018 SER Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Enrique Schisterman Visits CUNY!

Congratulations to the SER Visits Travel Scholarship Winners – Ezinne Akpara and John Mancini! Ezinne and Johan will each receive $500 in travel funds to attend the 2018 SER Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

 

CUNY School of Medicine is changing the faces in medicine, one graduating class at a time.  Our mission is simple—to recruit and nurture talented, highly motivated youth who are passionate about helping others, who dare to dream of becoming a health professional and who have the commitment to do it.  Our students come from underserved communities, of limited financial resources, and of racial/ethnic backgrounds historically underrepresented in the medical profession.

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