The Center for Public Health Initiatives encourages individuals who work extensively in the area of public health to apply for membership as a CPHI Fellow. There are three levels of affiliation within the CPHI:

  1. Senior Fellow
  2. Associate Fellow
  3. Adjunct Fellow

There are many opportunities for Fellows to participate in CPHI-related activities. Here are some suggested ways to engage as a CPHI fellow.

Please read the provided descriptions of each membership type before applying. Note that CPHI membership is separate from the Master of Public Health program's faculty membership. To apply for MPH faculty membership, please contact moriahh@mail.med.upenn.edu.

To download the membership form, please click here (.doc).

 

CPHI Affiliation Type Descriptions:

Senior Fellow
The criteria for the rank of Senior Fellow in the Center for Public Health Initiatives are:

  • Senior Fellows must be on the Standing or Associated Faculty of the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Senior Fellows must do a significant portion of their academic work in the area of public health, whether teaching, research, practice, consultation or a combination thereof. Public Health should be central to their professional identity.

The title 'Senior Fellow' is independent of rank in the faculty member's primary school.

As a Senior Fellow, you are expected to:

  • Participate in seminar series, retreats, and/or other CPHI Activities (see list here)
  • Collaborate significantly with other Center Faculty in research and scholarship
  • Provide content advice and mentorship to MPH students
  • Note your relationship to the Center for Public Health Initiatives on publications, presentations, or related activities. The CPHI logo is available for use here.

Senior Fellows will be reappointed every three years and asked to provide an update of their Center for Public Health Initiative activities and public health teaching and research interests.

 

Associate Fellow
The criteria for the rank of Associate Fellow in the Center of Public Health Initiatives are:

  • Associate Fellows are involved in public health at some level in their work.
  • Associate Fellows are employed faculty/staff members of the University of Pennsylvania.
As an Associate Fellow, you are expected to:
  • Participate in some of the seminar series, retreats, and/or other CPHI Activities (see list here).
  • Be available for individual lectures in MPH courses, advising for an occasional MPH capstone project, service on committees, related MPH work, teach continuing education for public health professionals, and/or participate in collaborative research or scholarship with Senior Fellows or other Center personnel.

You are encouraged to note your relationship to the Center for Public Health Initiatives on publications, presentations, or related activities. The CPHI logi is available for use here.

Associate Fellows will be reappointed every three years and asked to provide an update of their Center for Public Health Initiative activities and public health teaching and research interests.


Adjunct Fellow

The criteria for the rank of Associate Fellow in the Center for Public Health Initiatives are:

  • Adjunct Fellows are involved in public health at some level in their work.
  • Adjunct fellows are not currently employed at the University of Pennsylvania.

As an Adjunct Fellow, you are expected to:

  • Participate in some of the seminar series, retreats, and/or other CPHI Activities (see list here).
  • Be available for individual lectures in MPH courses, advising for an occasional MPH capstone project, service on committees, related MPH work, teach continuing education for public health professionals, and/or participate in collaborative research or scholarship with Senior Fellows or other Center personnel.

You are encouraged to note your relationship to the Center for Public Health Initiatives on publications, presentations, or related activities. The CPHI logo is available for use here.

Adjunct Fellows will be reappointed every three years and asked to provide an update of their Center for Public Health Initiative activities and public health teaching and research interests.