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Graduate Student Handbook

The Student Handbook for the Department of Public Health Sciences provides information about program objectives, degree requirements and departmental procedures. Students are subject to the requirements and policies outlined in the handbook based on their year of matriculation. If a currently enrolled student elects to fulfill revised degree program requirements, the student must obtain approval from the graduate chair who, in turn, will need to notify the Graduate Division Student Services Office via memo.

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The Student Handbook for the Department of Public Health Sciences provides information about program objectives, degree requirements and departmental procedures.
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The Hawai‘i Chapter of Delta Omega invites all interested Public Health Master and Doctoral Students to submit an abstract for the National Delta Omega Poster Contest Display at the APHA 2016 annual meeting in Denver. Students whose work is selected for a national award will receive a $350 cash prize from the national Delta Omega Honor Society, which the OPHS will match for a total of $700. Student awards will be made during the Delta Omega Social Hour. In addition, students will have the opportunity to present their poster during the APHA scientific poster sessions. Student abstracts will also be published on the Delta Omega National Webpage.

All abstracts must be submitted via email for consideration to katz@hawaii.edu by 17:00 (5:00 pm) Friday, April 1, 2016. No late or incomplete submissions will be accepted or considered.

See the Delta Omega Student Abstract Announcement and Delta Omega Abstract Submission Guideline documents for more details.

Students from our department have been national Delta Omega student poster contest award winners for 7 of the past 8 years. We look forward to your submissions.

Please contact Dr. Katz if you have any questions.

We are now accepting applications for the Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award. The application deadline is Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Applicants who are selected as finalists for this award must present their papers at an OPHS colloquium on Thursday, October 22nd, 12 Noon - 1:30 pm.

This award is exclusively for public health students who have a professional paper accepted for presentation at a national or international public health meeting. Applicants must be current, classified UHM graduate or doctoral students pursuing the MPH, MS, DrPH or PhD degree in the Office of Public Health Studies. The award money is to be used to defray travel costs and/or pay for meeting registration fees (up to $1,000).

Interested applicants must submit the following items:

  1. Proof of invitation to present at a conference.
  2. Your conference abstract.
  3. A letter of application which includes:
  • Your role in the project that is the subject of the presentation.
  • An explanation on why attending the conference is important to you.
  • A brief note about your financial need.

Those who are selected as finalists for this award will be notified no later than Monday, October 12, 2015. 

Address application materials to the Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award Committee in care of the Office of Public Health Student Academic Services (OPHSAS). Items may be submitted via email to ophsas@hawaii.edu or in person at Biomed D-204.

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