Office of Academic Programs & Student Services

 

Room 100 Cunz Hall 1841 Neil Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43210

To make an appointment with any of the OAPSS staff or for general questions, please call: 614.292.8350

Hours of Operation 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday Our office is closed on all official University holidays

 

Our Staff:

Kynthia Droesch
Director, Office of Academic Programs and Student Services

Oversee day to day operations of OAPSS
Assist current graduate students
Update CPH Graduate Student handbook, curriculum guides, and website
Send weekly email to all current CPH graduate students
Accreditation support
Assistance with course scheduling
Petitions
Policies and Procedures
Registration
Liaison to Graduate School and other University Offices

Academic Advisors for the Public Health Undergraduate Major:

Heather Kerr
Academic Advisor and Staff Assistant

Provide academic and career advising to OSU undergraduate students who are current and prospective CPH students
Primary advisor for Student Athletes, and students enrolled in the Honors program
Assist with coordination of the undergraduate capstone
Provide career services through career fairs, appointments and workshops, resume reviews, interviewing, job search strategies, etc.
Employer Relations for the BSPH program
Facilitate, create, and maintain internship and career opportunities for students

Guy Smalley
Academic Advisor and Staff Assistant

Provide academic advising to OSU undergraduate students who are current and prospective undergraduate CPH students
Coordinate undergradute graduation
Participate in undergraduate recruitment and admissions events
Send weekly email to all current CPH undergraduate students

Admissions, Recruitment, and Career Services:

Rachel Foltz
Coordinator of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment

Manage admission process and recruitment and marketing of the following CPH Graduate programs: Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences, Health Behavior & Health Promotion, Veterinary Public Health, and Clinical Translational Science
Coordinate Graduate School Fellowship Competition
Professional Schools Recruitment Committee (PSRC)
SOPHAS Coordinator and Liaison
Co-advisor, SAPH (Student Ambassador program)

Lisa Mayhugh
Career Services and Recruitment Coordinator
Manages Master of Health Administration (MHA) Administrative Residency and Fellowship processes, including employer relations and prospect development
Provide career services and advising for current HSMP students
Oversees admission processing for HSMP (MHA, MPH, PhD) programs
Strategic recruiting for MHA program
MHA applicant interview days
HSMP prospective student visitation

Jennifer Wells
Recruitment and marketing of undergraduate major and minors
Assist current graduate students
Co-advisor, SAPH (Student Ambassador program)
Coordinate Graduate Graduation
Interdisciplinary Global Health Specialization

Dawn Williams
Coordinator of Practice Education and Career Services
Coordinate MPH practicum process
Career Services – career fairs, appointments and workshops, resume reviews, interviewing, job search strategies, etc.
Employer Relations
Facilitate, create, and maintain practicum and career opportunities for students
Manage Career Management System (Symplicity) to post practicum and career positions for students
Advise Society of Public Health Students (SPHS), Advisor, Multicultural Public Health Student Association (MPHSA)
Work with employers on arranging affiliation agreements with the College

 Front Desk and Additional Support:

Kristy Arter
Office Associate
Oversee front desk
Oversee student worker staff
Organize Information for prospective students
Manage Student Evaluations (SEI)
Order textbooks for CPH courses
Final Exam Room Coordination
Monitor Registration email address (registration@cph.osu.edu)

 

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