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Student Affairs Staff for Undergraduate Students

Welcome to the Office of Student Affairs at the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health! The staff of the Office of Student 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 of the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health, including pre-admission counseling, guidance related to degree requirement deadlines and graduate internship implementation, career advisement, and college-provided financial aid and scholarships.

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

Office of Student Affairs Contacts

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

Drachman Hall, Room A110
1295 N. Martin / PO Box 245033
Tucson, AZ 85724

FAX: 520-626-3206

Please direct your question to the appropriate staff member:

Kim Barnes Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Directs the activities and staff of OSA. 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.
Block A Monica Muñoz
Administrative Associate
Assistant to the Assistant Dean and manages calendar. Plans and facilitates academic events, manages locker assignments, and facilitates student travel.
Block A Anaiz Acosta
Senior Coordinator, Recruitment
Works collaboratively with academic departments to achieve their enrollment objectives by engaging prospective and current students.
Melanie Fleck Melanie Fleck, MPH, CHES
Director, Undergraduate Advising and Operations
Coordinates and supports the student, faculty, and academic activities of the undergraduate public health program in Tucson and with Arizona Online. Supervises undergraduate academic advisors. Serves as the MEZCOPH representative to the UA regarding undergraduate program matters.
Abba Kris Maria Versace Abba Kris Maria Versace, CHES
Senior Academic Advisor I
Serves as the academic advisor for undergraduate students in the fully online public health program.
ossaa-elsa.jpg Elsa Loya
Academic Advisor II
Serves as the academic advisor for main campus undergraduate students with last names that begin with the letter H-O. Performs recruiting/outreach functions.
Mariah Albertie
Academic Advisor II


Visit the Graduate Team student services staff page or the Online Team staff page for more information.

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