About the Penn Public Health Society

Mission

  • Connect peers in the Master of Public Health program in activities beyond the classroom;
  • Foster a sense of community and camaraderie among public health students;
  • Organize student input to contribute to the ongoing development and growth of the MPH program;
  • Raise awareness to public health issues among the University of Pennsylvania students, faculty and staff and among the larger Philadelphia community;
  • Provide Alumni of the program an organization with which to interact throughout their careers in public health and provide a potential student base for collaboration.

Leadership

Current Board

  • President: Unmesha Roy Paladhi
  • Service Chairs: Elaine Tran and Cory Czuczman
  • Finance/Fundraising Chair: Catherine Sayikanmi
  • Networking/Student Engagement: Quratul-Ain (Q) Qaiser

Previous Leaderships

  • 2004 - 2005 Eric Griffin
  • 2005 - 2006 Eric Griffin
  • 2006 - 2007 J. Nicole Martin & Emily Hall
  • 2007 - 2008 J. Nicole Martin & Emily Hall
  • 2008 - 2009 Michael Harhay & Cara Zayac
  • 2009 - 2010 Myra Lazo, Charity Payne, & Shally Iyer
  • 2012 - 2014 Jordan Price & Lara Lechtenberg
  • 2014 - 2016 Matt Kearny, Kimberly Eng, Neloufar Rahai, Maureen Lally
  • 2016 - 2017 Aaron Tatad, Tuhina Srivastava, Dieynaba Diagne