Penn Public Health Society (PPHS) is the student-led society for the University of Pennsylvania's Masters of Public Health Program. PPHS was founded in 2004 and was recognized as the official student organization soon after its inception. The society exists in order to contribute to the ongoing development and growth of the Graduate Program in Public Health Studies.
PPHS aims to foster a sense of community and camaraderie among Public Health students in the Graduate Program for Public Health Studies. Together with Master of Public Health program and Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI), the Penn Public Health Society contributes to the public health community at Penn, as well as to the local and global communities.
In this homepage, you will find helpful information about PPHS, its history, development and future direction. A listing of your current co-chairs, the student body and how to contact them are available here as well. Local events, both social and public health-related, are posted and updated daily - iincluding such events as semester get-togethers, happy hours, conferences, talks/discussions, Philadelphia town-hall meetings, local seminars, university-wide public health related events. On the professional side, stay tuned for public health fellowships, grants, job openings, internships and other opportunities posted by the Master of Public Health program and Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI).
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