Paezha McCarttCV (PDF)
Glory OkworiCV (PDF)
Fall 2017 Epidemiology
Elaine LoudermilkCV (PDF)
Ogbebor OmoikeCV (PDF)
Fall 2017 Health Management and Policy
Mai MohammedCV (PDF)
Amy WeberCV (PDF)
Gabrielle Caldara, DrPH (alumna)
Fall 2015 Environmental Health
Fall 2015 Epidemiology
Candice Collins, DrPH (alumna)
Currently: Allan Rosenfield HIV/AIDS Public Policy Fellow, amFAR, The Foundation for
Dissertation: HIV-Related Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors in Two Low Resource Settings
Fall 2014 Environmental Health
Fall 2014 Epidemiology
Doctor of Public Health
The Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) program offers an advanced professional degree designed for those who wish to pursue or further their career in public health practice. It prepares practitioners with competence in administration, advocacy, problem solving, research, and communication. Graduates are qualified to serve in a variety of leadership capacities at state, national, and international levels, enhancing the public’s health in both rural and urban settings. Three areas of concentration currently exist within the degree - community health, epidemiology, and health management and policy.
Program Admission Requirements
Application to the program is made through SOPHAS, the online application service for Schools of Public Health. If the admissions committee recommends an applicant for admission, the applicant will be notified and a supplemental application will be needed for the ETSU School of Graduate Studies. Admission to the Doctor of Public Health program is competitive and based on scholarship, letters of recommendation, and evidence of potential success.
Required elements for application include:
- Evidence of successful completion of an MPH or equivalent degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning in the United States, or equivalent institution.
- SOPHAS application
- Official transcripts for all previous undergraduate and graduate work to SOPHAS.
- A personal essay that includes a written statement of career and educational goals, professional experience, and prospective area of interest for the dissertation.
- Official scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) taken within the past 5 years (except for those with a doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution within the United States). Preferred scores are at or above the 50th percentile for verbal and quantitative sections.
- Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can acknowledge the applicant’s academic, professional, or personal achievement, competence, ethics, and potential.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Environmental Health
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Environmental Health is not accepting new students for the foreseeable future.
The purpose of the Environmental Health Sciences Ph.D. Program is to promote the environmental health sciences, and identify, prevent, and manage disease and injury. This purpose will be fulfilled through dedication to higher (doctoral level) education and training, distinction in research, innovation in policy development, and improvement of health strategies.