Mizzou Public Health Alumni Society (MPHAS) was established in November 2015 and is affiliated with the Mizzou Alumni Association (MAA), an independent not-for-profit organization established in 1936. The University of Missouri- Master of Public Health (MU MPH) Program was founded in 2007 and has more than 480 graduates, making MPHAS a growing and active organization. MPHAS is led by a board of directors, which consists of 9 elected alumni members, four of which are Officers: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and the remaining five are board members. The first elections for all nine positions was held in February 2016.
Through the work of the board of directors, MPHAS sponsors events, activities or services that are educational, developmental, and social. These activities benefit students and alumni and promote mutual help and communication leading to improvement in professional work among public health alumni and students of the University of Missouri. One of the goals of the Alumni Association is to improve public health outreach in the community by cultivating a mutually beneficial relationship between the MU Master of Public Health Program, its growing alumni and the community.
MPHAS MISSION STATEMENT
To foster a community of University of Missouri public health alumni in professional and personal development, scholarship, and service.
- Connect alumni and increase opportunities for social interaction.
- Increase alumni involvement in MU MPH program activities.
- Improve professional development of alumni.
- Provide financial support to current students and other public health entities.
- Improve public health outreach in the community.
Click here to view our bylaws: MPHAS Bylaws