On January 19 – 20, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine hosted a meeting of the ASPPH SOPHAS Recruitment Advisory Council (SRAC). Tulane Dean Pierre M. Buekens welcomed SRAC members, who spent the weekend discussing the ASPPH 2018 recruitment cycle as well as enhancements to the 2018 – 2019 SOPHAS application, ASPPH data center resources, and ASPPH/SOPHAS program finders. The group also discussed predictive and holistic admissions and ASPPH member engagement in SOPHAS and recruitment.
The SRAC members included:
- Dr. Mary Ann Smith, assistant dean for students at the University of Texas School of Public Health,
- Ms. Sue Barrosse, director of admissions at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine,
- Dr. Kara Robinson, associate dean for admissions and student affairs at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health,
- Mr. Adam Ancira-Corrigan, director of admissions and student life at the University of Michigan School of Public Health,
- Ms. Suzanna Chase, manager of admissions, applications and recruitment at Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Sciences,
- Ms. Lexie Just, assistant director, master of public health program at the University of Iowa College of Public Health,
- Mr. Johnston King, admissions coordinator at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, and
- Ms. Annemarie Szambelak, senior enrollment coordinator at Temple University College of Public Health.
ASPPH staff leading the retreat included: Mr. Guy Piotrowski, manager of centralized application services, Ms. Tracie Seward, manager of student services, Ms. Emily Burke, program manager of data analytics, Ms. Jamie Atchison, director of application development and Ms. Brittney Dunn, SOPHAS account manager at Liaison International.