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ASPPH Visits Oregon/Portland and St. George’s

On Friday, September 15, ASPPH Data Center staff visited the Oregon Health & Science University/Portland State University School of Public Health for a member consultation on reporting data for the ASPPH annual data collection and using ASPPH Data Center resources for data-driven decision-making. Ms. Christine Plepys, director of data analytics, met with Oregon/Portland’s Ms. Ashley Donald, data analyst, Ms. Rachael Godlove, academic programs manager, Dr. Lisa Hatfield, director of assessment and evaluation, Dr. Jill Rissi, associate dean for academic affairs, and Ms. Shelly Wolf, associate dean for finance and administration.

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On Thursday, September 21, St. George’s University Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine hosted an ASPPH site visit. Ms. Allison Foster, ASPPH executive deputy director, Mr. Guy Piotrowski, manager of centralized application services, and Dr. Mary Ann Smith, assistant dean of students, University of Texas School of Public Health and chair of the SOPHAS-Recruitment Advisory Council, presented on ASPPH member services including recruitment, data collection and analytics and SOPHAS admissions procedures and application review.

Attending from St. George’s were Dr. Martin Forde, chair and professor, department of public health and preventive medicine, Mr. Colin Dowe, associate dean of enrollment and admissions, Dr. Joseph Childers, provost, Dr. Mario Loukas, dean of basic sciences, Dr. Satesh Bidaisee, deputy chair, department of public health and preventive medicine, Dr. Christine Richards, Global Health Track director, department of public health and preventive medicine, Dr. Emmanuel Keko, professor, Ms. Tessa St. Cyr, accreditation officer, Ms. Shinika Peters, department secretary, Ms. Elizabeth Calliste, department executive secretary.