Virtual -- New Graduate Student Orientation

When Aug 10, 2020
from 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Where Online
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-852-7580
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New Graduate Student Orientation
August 10, 2020
Online Schedule

9:00 – 9:10                     
Welcome
Mission, Vision and Values         
Craig H. Blakely, PhD., MPH, Dean          

9:10 – 9:20                     
Academic Honesty and Student Code of Conduct
Kathy Baumgartner, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

9:20 – 9:25                     
SPHIS Research Activities
W. Paul McKinney, M.D., Associate Dean for Research

9:25 – 9:30                     
Kentucky Public Health Association (KPHA)
President – Arushi Gupta  

9:30 – 9:35                     
SPHIS Student Government Assoc. (SGA)
President - Jason Deakings

9:35 – 9:55                     
Office of Student Services
Tammi Alvey Thomas, MSSW, PhD(c)
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Undergraduate Education 

Tammy Albers, MS
Student Services Program Manager
Orientation Blackboard site

 

Program breakout sessions will be held based on the schedule below.

Degree Program1

Presenters

Teams Meeting Time

Master of Public Health (MPH) Program Overview

Robert Jacobs, PhD

Bryan Mathis

10:00 – 10:25

MPH Biostatistics

KB Kulasekera, PhD

Lisa Bell

10:30 – 11:00

MPH Epidemiology

Rick Baumgartner, PhD

Robin Newlon

10:30 – 11:00

MPH Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Monica Wendel, DrPh

Barbara Parker

10:30 – 11:00

MPH Global Health

Anne Wallis, PhD

Bryan Mathis

10:30 – 11:00

MPH Health Policy

Chris Johnson, PhD

Lee Bewley, PhD

Bert Little, PhD

Liza Creel, PhD

Darla Samuelson

10:30 -11:30

Master of Science (MS) in Health Administration and Master of Science (MS) in Health Administration -- Executive Track

Master of Science (MS) in Health Data Analytics

Certificate in Biostatistics and Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics

KB Kulasekera, PhD

Lisa Bell

11:30 – 12:30

Certificate in Clinical Investigation Sciences and Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical Investigation Sciences

Paul McKinney, M.D.

Winton Reynolds

4:30 – 5:30

Master of Science (MS) in Epidemiology

Rick Baumgartner, PhD

Robin Newlon

11:30 – 12:30

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biostatistics

KB Kulasekera, PhD

Lisa Bell

1:00 – 2:00

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health Sciences with specialization in Epidemiology

Rick Baumgartner, PhD

Robin Newlon

1:00 – 2:00

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health Sciences with specialization in Health Management and Policy

Chris Johnson, PhD

Lee Bewley, PhD

Liza Creel, PhD

Darla Samuelson

1:00 – 2:00

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health Sciences with specialization in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Monica Wendel, DrPh

Muriel Harris, PhD

Barbara Parker

1:00 – 2:00

Implicit Bias Training

TBD

2:05 – 3:00

SPHIS Technology Requirements

Laptop policy

Computer lab usage

Questions about your computer

 

Tammi Alvey Thomas

Tammy Albers

3:05 – 3:25

Meeting with Student Services staff to ask any questions you may have

International student meeting to ask any questions you may have

Deepti Jain

Thomas Beard

Tammi Alvey Thomas

Tammy Albers

3:30 – 4:30

Graduate Assistantships

Tammy Albers

Tammi Thomas

4:30 – 5:30

1 Non-degree students should attend the session of the program they are interested in applying for.

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