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Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs

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Welcome to the Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs at the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health!

With nearly 100 years of cumulative student service experience, the staff of the Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs is well prepared and ready to assist you in your quest for a public health degree.

Our office provides centralized comprehensive student services for all applicants to and students and alumni of the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health, including preadmission counseling, guidance related to degree requirement deadlines and graduate internship implementation, career placement advisement and college-provided financial aid and scholarships.

Most importantly, the Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs exists to help applicants and students pursue their dreams of becoming public health professionals. We look forward to working with you!

Chris Tisch, Assistant Dean

Office of Student Services Contacts

The Staff of the Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs is here to serve you. We are located at:

Drachman Hall, Room A302
1295 N. Martin / PO Box 245033
Tucson, AZ 85724

FAX: 520.626.3206

Please direct your question to the appropriate staff member:

Chris Tisch Chris Tisch
Assistant Dean
Directs the activities and staff of OSSAA. Counsels students and serves as their advocate. Administers student scholarship awards and teaching assistantships. Provides career advisement services. Acts as the advisor to student and alumni groups. Represents MEZCOPH student interests at the college, university, local and national levels.
cbt@email.arizona.edu
520-626-9112
Tanya Nemec Tanya Nemec, MPH
MPH Coordinator
Advises MPH students regarding course sequencing, Graduate College processes, forms, and deadlines. Assists with course registration and internship processes. Advises MPH Internship Conference Committee. Works with UA offices to resolve student issues.
tjnemec7@email.arizona.edu
520-626-3204
Amy Glicken Amy Glicken, MPH
Director of Admissions
Counsels prospective graduate students, applicants, and admitted students. Coordinates the College's recruitment strategies. Works with faculty admissions committees to facilitate graduate student admissions processes.
coph-admit@email.arizona.edu 
520.626.3201
Michael Tearne Michael Tearne, MEd
MS/Doctoral and Certificate Coordinator

Advises MS, PhD, and DrPH students regarding College of Public Health and Graduate College policies, procedures, and deadlines. Provides admissions and advising services to those interested in and enrolled in College of Public Health certificate programs.
mtearne@email.arizona.edu
520.626.2112
Kim Barnes Kim Barnes, MPH
Phoenix Coordinator
Coordinates and supports the administrative, student, faculty, and academic activities of the MPH program in Phoenix. Assists Phoenix students regarding course sequencing, Graduate College processes, forms and deadlines. Manages admissions for Phoenix students.
kim.barnes@arizona.edu
602.827.2070
Stephanie Springer Stephanie Springer, MPH
Director of Undergraduate Advising

Serves as the academic advisor for undergraduate students with last names that begin with the letter N-Z. Directs the undergraduate internships. Serves as the MEZCoPH representative to UA regarding undergraduate program matters. Supervises undergraduate academic advisors.
stephks@email.arizona.edu
520.626.3207
Jessica Acuna Jessica Acuña
Online Program Coordinator
Coordinates and supports the administrative, student, faculty, and academic activities of the online MPH and BSPH programs.
acunaj@email.arizona.edu
520.626.3395
Abba Kris Maria Versace Abba Kris Maria Versace, CHES
Academic Advisor - Undergraduates
Serves as the academic advisor for undergraduate students with last names that begin with the letter A-H. Performs recruiting/outreach functions.
abba@email.arizona.edu
520.626.3278
Maggie Ramirez

Maggie Ramirez
Academic Advisor - Undergraduates & 100% Engagement Coordinator
Serves as the academic advisor for undergraduate students with last names I-M. Provides services related to the UA 100% Engagement Initiative. Supervises the Undergraduate Public Health Ambassadors.
mramirez2@email.arizona.edu
520.626.9992

Maggie Ramirez

Ryley Tegler
Administrative Assistant
Plans and facilitates academic events, manages Assistant Dean's calendar, manages locker assignments, facilitates student travel, and tracks alumni.
ryleytegler@email.arizona.edu
520.626.3200

 

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