School of Medicine Public Health Sciences Confers Degrees

May 24, 2023 by

PHS Graduate Ceremony 20

Fifty-two students were awarded degrees on Sunday and received their diplomas at a special ceremony for the Master of Public Health Program and the Master of Clinical Research Program at Culbreth Hall.

Meg G. Keeley, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Education, School of Medicine, welcomed students and guests.  Jeanita Richardson, PhD, MEd, Professor of Public Health Sciences, addressed the audience as the keynote speaker.  Dr. Richardson also was honored at the diploma ceremony as the inaugural recipient of the Department of Public Health Sciences Excellence in Public Health Education Award.

The graduating students completed projects in a broad range of topics such as Clinical Outcomes, Mental Health, One Health, Cancer Prevention, and the Social Determinants of Health.  The graduates are going on to careers in many fields including government agencies, health systems, consulting firms, community organizations, not-for-profit groups, NGOs, businesses, and insurance companies

Enjoy these photos of the ceremony.

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