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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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Applicants for the Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award wll be presenting their papers at this OPHS colloquium.

We are now accepting applications for the Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award. The application deadline is October 15, 2014 and applicants must present their papers at an OPHS colloquium on Thursday, October 23rd, 12 Noon 1:30 PM.

Public Health students who have a professional paper accepted for presentation at a national or international public health meeting are eligible for the Elmer J. Anderson Travel Award. The award money is to be used to defray travel costs and/or pay for meeting registration fees (up to $1,500). Applicants must be classified UHM graduate or doctoral students pursuing the MPH, MS, DrPH or PhD degree in the Office of Public Health Studies.

Interested applicants must submit the following items:

  1. A letter of application.
  2. Proof of invitation to present.
  3. A copy of the abstract for the proposed presentation.

Note: All applicants must present their papers at an OPHS Colloquium to be held on Thursday, October 23rd, from 12 Noon - 1:30 pm.

Submit application materials electronically to ophsas@hawaii.edu or to:

Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award Committee
OPHS Department of Public Health Sciences
Office of Public Health Student Academic Services
1960 East West Road, Biomed D-204
Honolulu, HI 96822

Reconnect with the Office of Public Health Studies and celebrate the launch of our new Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health! We invite you to join us in welcoming our new undergraduate public health students and learning more about our degree programs and ways to get involved. Please RSVP by September 1st via Punchbowl or pubhlth@hawaii.edu.

Reconnect with the Office of Public Health Studies and celebrate the launch of our new Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health! We invite you to join us in welcoming our new undergraduate public health students and learning more about our degree programs and ways to get involved. Families welcome, light refreshments provided. Please RSVP by September 1st via Punchbowl or pubhlth@hawaii.edu.

Please email denisene@hawaii.edu if interested in parking fee reimbursement.

Date: Thursday, September 4th
Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Place: University of Hawaii, BioMed D-207

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 APHA 2014 in New Orleans.  Students whose work is selected will receive a $350 cash prize from the national Delta Omega, which the DPHS will match for a total of $700. Student awards will be made during the Delta Omega Social Hour, which will be held on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. 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.

Abstracts that have already been submitted to other APHA sessions (poster or oral) will not be accepted. Submitters must withdraw their abstracts from other sessions in order to be considered for the Delta Omega Poster Session. If you have any questions regarding this or would like to withdraw a previously submitted abstract, contact Heather Ward.

All abstracts must be submitted via email for consideration to katz@hawaii.edu by Friday, April 4, 2014.  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.

Please use this link for tips on writing learning objectives. Click on "key resources" then open tab for "educational resources"

Students from our department have been national Delta Omega student poster contest award winners for the past 6 years.  Let’s make it 7 years in a row!  We look forward to your submissions.

Please contact Dr. Katz if you have any questions.

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