Office of Advising and Student Success

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The Office of Advising and Student Success provides leadership and guidance in developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive academic success program and initiatives for all SPHTM graduate students, promoting a culture of persistence and retention.

This office also comprehensively monitors student academic success; provides professional guidance, consultation, and expertise related to academic services and related technology; and develops and manages academic advising processes to ensure student success. The office will also coordinate services for the SPHTM Writing and Tutoring Center. The Office of Advising and Student Success maintains regular contact with students, using multiple communication platforms, such as phone, email, and Zoom meetings.

Contact the Office of Academic Advising at sphtmadvising@tulane.edu with general questions.

Advisors & Director

Shallene Joseph

Director


sjoseph10@tulane.edu

Programs

  • Non-degree seeking students

Michael Fox

Academic and Student Success Advisor


mfox10@tulane.edu

Programs

  • Biostatistics and Data Science: MS and MSPH
  • Environmental Health Sciences: MPH in Environmental Health Sciences,  Disaster Management,  and Industrial Hygiene (residential and online); MPH in Disaster Management, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Environmental Health, and Occupational Health and Safety Management (online only)
  • International Health and Sustainable Development: MPH in International Health and Sustainable Development
  • Tropical Medicine: MS in Tropical Medicine, MPTH&TM

Deahn Francis

Academic and Student Success Advisor


dfrancis2@tulane.edu

Programs

  • Online DrPH in Leadership, Advocacy, and Equity
  • MPH in Health Education and Communication
  • MPH in Maternal and Child Health
  • MPH and MSPH in Nutrition

Vacant/TBA

Academic and Student Success Advisor


sphtmadvising@tulane.edu

Programs

  • Health Policy and Management: Master of Health Administration (residential and online); MPH in Health Policy, and Health Systems Management
  • Epidemiology: MPH in Epidemiology, MS in Epidemiology, MS in Clinical Investigation

Whittney Smith

Academic and Student Success Advisor


wsmith22@tulane.edu

Programs

  • Community Health Sciences, online and residential programs
  • MPH in Social, Behavioral, and Population Sciences