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  • Remembering Professor Lisa Ulmer, ScD, MSW

    June 24, 2015

    The Drexel University School of Public Health is saddened to announce that longtime professor, Lisa A. Ulmer, ScD, MSW, passed away on Sunday, June 21. Prior to coming to Drexel in 2003, Lisa served Southern University in Louisiana, the University of Tennessee, Johns Hopkins University, and the Catholic University and rose from Assistant to Full Professor. At Drexel, Lisa served as Chair of the Department of Community Health and Prevention and founder of the school’s first doctoral program. She also served as interim chair of Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and mentored generations of students, faculty, and staff.

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  • Jonathan Fielding Celebrates Graduates as Public Health Ambassadors

    June 12, 2015

    More than 160 graduating students gathered along with family, faculty and staff for the School of Public Health's annual graduation celebration on June 12, 2015. Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, gave an inspirational keynote address during the Awards Celebration, giving attendees an added job title: public health ambassadors.

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  • Beyond The Wall Exhibit in Connelly Collaboratory, Nesbitt Hall

    Pertinent Social Justice Conversations: Critical Issues in Public Health

    June 10, 2015

    Within the School of Public Health, small pockets of conversations were taking place regarding numerous issues related to race, police force and militarization, and the right to protest. Many people wanted more opportunities to speak, to listen, and to learn. There was an especially apparent desire to talk about issues of social justice as they relate to public health. One student stepped up and organized a series of conversations about contemporary issues related to injustice and health as a human right.

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