Winter Preparedness Drive

The holidays are quickly approaching and during this time of thanks the Public Health Student Association have decided to have a winter preparedness drive for the Memphis Union Mission. We will collect blankets, socks, winter caps, gloves and Chap Stick. Please bring items to the Foundations class (Scates Hall, Room 204) on November 30th and December 7th. All donations will be donated after finals to the Memphis Union Mission.  If you are unable to make these dates, please let Executive Social Action Chair Obrenka Thompson know. Here email is as follows:

2016 PHSA Election – Vote Now!


It is time to vote for the 2016 Public Health Student Association Executive Board. Please read the instructions below explaining the voting process:

1. Go to

2. Once on the website, log in with your UUID and password (i.e., same as when you log in to your UofM email). [Note: If you do not log in with your UofM information, you will not be able to vote.]

3. Once you have completed voting in each ballot, please click “Vote” to complete your submission. You may only have one submission. [Note: Candidates and current officers MAY vote in the election.]

Thank you for voting, and we look forward to announcing our 2016 Executive Board!

Become a PHSA Officer: Deadline Extended

Want to become more involved in the MPH program? Want to gain valuable leadership experience? Want to help plan campus/community outreach events and social events?PHSA Elections Poster
Our mission and objectives are to organize health-related volunteer activities within the community and collaborate with health organizations agencies, and associations regarding public health programming activities, host social events for public health students to foster positive interactions among students, faculty and staff, and foster communication among students, SPH faculty, staff, and administration.

Officers must be degree-seeking students taking at least six (6) hours during the regular semesters of their tenure, and they must remain in good standing and maintain a cumulative of at least 3.0 GPA during their tenure. These officers shall work closely with officials of the School to ensure efficient goal-directed activities. Officers are encouraged to serve and/or participate at all major events sponsored by the School. These officers serve a one-year term and are nominated and elected at the end of the fall semester.

Students may nominate themselves and must notify the current President at by Friday, Oct. 8 with their position(s) of interest and an optional short biography. During the week of Oct. 9 – 15, students who have submitted their nominations may campaign during their classes.

Voting for officers will be open through the TigerZone website at until Friday, October 15th. PHSA members must login with their UUID and password to the TigerZone website and request membership in PHSA (if they have not already done so). Once your membership is approved, you may go to “Elections” and vote. The newly elected officers will be trained by and will shadow the previous year’s officers and will then start their term the following spring semester in January and will complete their tenure in December of the same year.