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Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs

Welcome to the Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs at the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health!

With over 70 years of cumulative student service experience, the staff of the Office of Student Services and Alumni 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 and alumni of the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health, including preadmission counseling, guidance related to degree requirement deadlines and graduate internship implementation, career placement advisement and college-provided financial aid and scholarships.

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

Chris Tisch, Assistant Dean

Office of Student Services Contacts

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

Drachman Hall, Room A302

1295 N. Martin / PO Box 245033

Tucson, AZ 85724

FAX: 520.626.3206

Please direct your question to the appropriate staff member:

Chris Tisch Chris Tisch
Assistant Dean
Directs the activities and staff of OSSAA. 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.
cbt@email.arizona.edu
520.626.9112
Tanya Nemec Tanya Nemec
Administrative Associate
Plans and facilitates academic events. Manages the Assistant Dean's calendar. Manages locker assignments. Facilitates student travel arrangements. Tracks alumni and maintains the alumni database.
tjnemec7@email.arizona.edu
520.626.3200
Amy Glicken Amy Glicken, MPH
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Coordinator
Counsels prospective graduate students, applicants, and admitted students. Coordinates the College's recruitment strategies. Works with faculty admissions committees to facilitate graduate student admissions processes.
coph-admit@email.arizona.edu 
520.626.3201
Michael Tearne Michael Tearne, MEd
MS/Doctoral and Certificate Coordinator

Advises MS, PhD, and DrPH students regarding College of Public Health and Graduate College policies, procedures, and deadlines. Provides admissions and advising services to those interested in and enrolled in College of Public Health certificate programs.
mtearne@email.arizona.edu
520.626.2112
Judy Goosherst Judy Williamson
MPH Coordinator
Advises MPH students regarding course sequencing, Graduate College processes, forms, and deadlines. Assists with course registration and internship processes. Advises MPH Internship Conference Committee. Works with UA offices to resolve student issues.
judyg@email.arizona.edu
520.626.3204
Kim Barnes Kim Barnes, MPH
Phoenix Coordinator
Coordinates and supports the administrative, student, faculty, and academic activities of the MPH program in Phoenix. Assists Phoenix students regarding course sequencing, Graduate College processes, forms and deadlines. Manages admissions for Phoenix students.
kim.barnes@arizona.edu
602.827.2070
Stephanie Springer Stephanie Springer, MPH
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Advising

Serves as the academic advisor for undergraduate students with last names T-Z. Coordinates undergradutae internships, and serves as the College of Public Health representative to UA regarding undergraduate student concerns.
stephks@email.arizona.edu
520.626.3207
Jessica Acuna Jessica Acuña
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Serves as the academic advisor for undergraduate students with last names A-J, and performs recruiting/outreach functions.
acunaj@email.arizona.edu
520.626.3395
Erin Scudder Erin Scudder
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Serves as the academic advisor for undergraduate students with last names K-S, and performs recruiting/outreach functions.
ems04@email.arizona.edu
520.626.3205

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