Student and Academic Services

Juanita Ricks

Juanita Ricks
Assistant Dean for Students

Open Office via Zoom, Friday's 8:00-9:00 am

  • Academic integrity and student concerns
  • Tutoring funds
  • SPH workshops and events
  • Dean's Advisory Council for Students (co-facilitator)
  • Student success services
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rukie hartman
Manager for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

  • Leadership development
  • Equity, diversity and inclusion
  • Dean's Advisory Council for Students (co-facilitator)
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Janice North
Manager for Experiential Learning

  • MPH practicum and symposium
  • SPH practice council 
  • SPH experiential learning
  • Relationship stewardship with public health agencies and organizations
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Daren Wade
Associate Director of Career Development

  • Career services and development

Marlena Afereti
Student Success Manager

  • Manage SPH Office of the Dean funding and awards
  • Curate and publicize important resources for students
  • Lead SAS student event planning and execution, including SPH graduation

Noura Youssoufa
Assistant Director of Admissions and Outreach

  • SPH admissions administration
  • Student Outreach and Recruiting
  • Student Onboarding and SAS administration


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