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School of Public Health Alumni Society
Former students of the School of Public Health, including persons granted degrees under departments of the School of Public Health through the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, and faculty, are automatically considered members of the School of Public Health Alumni Society. Find out what your SPH Alumni Society is all about on this webpage.
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The mission of the Alumni Society is to:
Members of the School of Public Health Alumni Society include:
Nominations for candidates for Alumni Board of Governors:
The University of Michigan School of Public Health Alumni Society invites nominations for candidates for its Board of Governors. There are twelve elected members whose three-year terms of service are staggered, creating four seats that are available each year. Elected board members attend two meetings a year and support the School in efforts aimed at continuing the tradition of excellence at UM SPH.
The slate is determined at the Fall meeting of the Alumni Board of Governors and an election follows during the winter. Newly elected members of the Public Health Alumni Society Board of Governors assume office in the spring. Nominations are accepted throughout the year.
To place a name in nomination, please submit a resume (or name and title of the nominee) along with a statement (100 words or less) explaining why the nominee is an outstanding candidate for the board. Send nominations to:
University of Michigan School of Public
UM SPH Alumni Society Constitution & By-Laws
The purposes of the Society shall be:
The Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award was created to enable the Public Health Alumni Society to give recognition and honor to those alumni who have contributed outstanding service to the field of public health and to the University of Michigan School of Public Health. One or more individuals may receive a Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award in a given academic year. Persons may not be nominated posthumously for this award.
Nominees for the awards shall be considered based upon their contributions to the University of Michigan School of Public Health and to the field of public health. Examples of contributions to the School might include service to the Public Health Alumni Society and/or its Board of Governors, financial support, or efforts related to the school's admissions and placement activities, including internships. Examples of contributions to the field of public health might include scholarly achievements, professional leadership positions in the field, or progress on a significant public health issue. In selecting award recipients, special emphasis will be placed on aspects of service to the Public Health Alumni Society. The award is intended to honor actively practicing public health professionals. Current members of the Public Health Alumni Society Board of Governors are not eligible for the award.
Named in honor of Professor Emeritus John Romani, this biennial award recognizes UM SPH alumni who have demonstrated outstanding career accomplishments as evidenced by such indications as:
Nominations may be made by any School of Public Health alumnus/alumna, present or former faculty, present or former staff, or current student. Current members of the School of Public Health Alumni Society Board of Governors are not eligible for the award. Nominations shall address the selection criteria. Supporting materials such as an up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae, if available, should be sent with the nomination. The Alumni Society Awards Committee shall recommend to the Public Health Alumni Society Board of Governors the award candidate(s). The Board shall vote and the chair of the Public Health Alumni Society Board of Governors shall notify the recipient(s).
Past Romani Award Recipients
of Health Management and Policy Alumni Association
Alumni Association of the University
UM SPH Alumni Society