About the School of Public Health (http://www.memphis.edu/sph/):
The Division of Health Systems Management and Policy (HSMP) is home to an award-winning, nationally ranked, CAHME-accredited MHA program that is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018. The Division also houses a PhD program and MPH concentration in Health Systems and Policy, as well as a graduate certificate in Health Systems Leadership. A fully online Executive MHA is expected to begin in Fall 2019.
In addition to the HSMP programs, the CEPH-accredited School of Public Health offers areas of study in epidemiology (MPH and PHD), social and behavioral sciences (MPH and PHD), biostatistics (MS), and urban health (MPH). Faculty expertise is diverse and the School has strong collaborations with local, national, and international partners that enrich teaching, support research projects, and offer opportunities for graduate placements and research experience.
The School’s mission involves the translation of knowledge and research into community practice to tackle pressing societal needs related to social and environmental determinants of health and disease, health disparities, and systems that influence healthy living for individuals, families, and communities. The School emphasizes both discovery and application, with the goal of moving "knowledge into action" locally, nationally, and globally.
About the University of Memphis:
The University of Memphis (UofM) is a comprehensive urban university and is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Universities – Higher Research Activity public institution. Founded in 1912, UofM welcomes more than 21,000 students to campus every year, and is strongly committed to its urban mission and outreach programs. Students and faculty come from all over the world to be a part of the UofM experience. The campus boasts 25 Chairs of Excellence and five state-approved Centers of Excellence. UofM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversifying its work force. Applications from women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
Memphis provides an ideal and collaborative academic setting with over 20 hospitals and healthcare institutions, a large metropolitan county health department, and a highly diverse population. Collaborative agreements allow for cross-institutional work with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and partnerships with Baptist Memorial Health Care, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, and other community health clinics and systems in the Memphis area.