Office of Graduate Programs Announcements

First Day of Classes

First Day of Classes

Classes will begin on Monday, August 23 in-person for the fall 2021 semester. Students can check the DPHS Course Schedule in the One Stop Shop Blackboard portal for the most up-to-date course schedule. Masks are required in all classrooms and indoor spaces. Students are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated and to upload their proof of vaccine to their health portal. Any student who is not fully vaccinated or has not provided proof of vaccination will be required to take a COVID-19 test twice per week.

UM Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Students must adhere to all deadlines and important dates specified in the UM Fall 2021 Academic Calendar. The most up-to-date calendar can be found on the University of Miami Office of the University Registrar’s website here.

ASPPH's This is Public Health 2021-2022 Ambassador Cohort

Joba Odediran

Joba Odediran
Isabella Zamora

Isabella Zamora

 

Public health graduate students, Joba Odediran and Isabella Zamora, in the Department of Public Health Sciences have been selected as new 2021-2022 ASPPH This Is Public Health (TIPH) Ambassadors. Joba Odediran is an MPH/MAIA candidate in the Department of Public Health Sciences. Isabella Zamora is an MPH candidate in the Department of Public Health Sciences.

TIPH Ambassadors help raise awareness about public health issues, education and careers by organizing events, posting on social media, and contributing to projects and presentations. Read more here.

New MD/MPH Program Staff

Derek Williams

Derek Williams

Dr. Shirin Shafazand

Dr. Shirin Shafazand

Dr. Alberto Caban-Martinez

Dr. Alberto Caban-Martinez

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The M.D./M.P.H. program in the Department of Public Health Sciences has welcomed Derek Williams who is the new Program Coordinator for Capstone and Awards.

Dr. Shirin Shafazand has been appointed as the new Director of the M.D./M.P.H. program. Dr. Shafazand is a professor of clinical medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Alberto Caban-Martinez has been appointed as the new Deputy Director of the M.D./M.P.H. program. Dr. Caban-Martinez is an associate professor of public health sciences in the Division of Environment and Public Health.

 

Updated on August 18, 2021