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BSPH Student Resources

The Undergraduate Public Health Program provides an excellent education as well as an entryway to a rewarding career. We want you to enjoy your experience at Tulane and in the program. Below, you will find contact information as well as useful information for the public health student.

Undergraduate Public Health Staff

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Public Health Education 

Joe Keating
jkeating@tulane.edu
504-988-1348

Program Manager       Administrative Program Coordinator
Elizabeth Langlois Siena Farrar
langlois@tulane.edu sfarrar@tulane.edu
504-865-5140 504-865-5135

Students can also connect with the Academic Advising Center.

Undergraduate Public Health SGA

The UPH SGA hosts events throughout the year, many of which serve as great networking opportunities for undergraduate public health students to meet with SPHTM alumni. The SGA also works with the graduate school on events that helps current undergraduate students get to know the graduate school and the opportunities for a combined degree. In 2016, the association sponsored the "Future of American Healthcare" event, which provided insight into the U.S. healthcare system under the president-elect.

  • President: Nithya Vemula
  • Vice President: Lauren Mann
  • Treasurer: Aliza Ali
  • Secretary: Ethan Hume
  • Senators: Paige Montfort, Divya Goel, Ingeborg Hyde
  • Senior Class Rep: Lauren Mann
  • Junior Class Rep: Charlotte Rosenberg
  • Sophomore Class Rep: Benton Meldrum
  • Freshmen Class Rep: Sarah Broussard
  • Communications Chair: Sydney Sheffield
  • Alumni Chair: Emma Cowles
  • Events Chair: Erin Marney and Bim Anibaba

For more information, email Nithya Vemula.

Study Abroad

There are many international programs that work well with our degree program and allow our students to integrate a semester abroad into their degree program. Please see this list of programs  that have been assessed for public health academic credit. Students are welcome to go on other study abroad programs.

Students interested in studying abroad can get more information and start an application on the Tulane Office of Study Abroad website.

Students looking to find out which classes from the above programs will be approved for public health credit can use this course list.

Our program also offers two summer international programs that can count for credit towards the undergraduate degree. See this webpage for Health Systems of China and Environmental Health Risks in Suriname.

Forms

Major/Minor Declaration - Use this form to formally declare a public health major or minor. Students must declare a primary major before the end of their fourth semester of enrollment (sophomore year).

Degree Audit Substitution Form - This form is used by faculty advisors to approve a class substitution in a major or minor, and to have that substitution appear on the students' degree audit.

Independent Study & Capstone Independent Study Form - Students can use this form to request registration for an Independent Study or Capstone Independent Study.  Students should fill out this form in conjunction with faculty, and turn it in to the program manager.