Welcome to the Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs at the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health!
The staff of the Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs is well prepared and ready to assist you in your quest for a public health degree.
Our office provides centralized comprehensive student services for all applicants to and students and alumni of the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health, including preadmission counseling, guidance related to degree requirement deadlines and graduate internship implementation, career advisement, and college-provided financial aid and scholarships.
Most importantly, the Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs exists to help applicants and students pursue their dreams of becoming public health professionals. We look forward to working with you!
- Andre Dickerson MA, MBA, Assistant Dean
Office of Student Services Contacts
The Staff of the Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs is here to serve you. We are located at:
Drachman Hall, Room A302
1295 N. Martin / PO Box 245033
Tucson, AZ 85724
Please direct your question to the appropriate staff member:
|Andre Dickerson MA, MBA
Directs the activities and staff of OSSAA. Counsels students and serves as their advocate. Administers student scholarship awards and teaching assistantships. Provides career advisement services. Acts as the advisor to student and alumni groups. Represents MEZCOPH student interests at the college, university, local and national levels.
Plans and facilitates academic events, manages Assistant Dean's calendar, manages locker assignments, facilitates student travel, and tracks alumni.
Director of Admissions
Counsels prospective graduate students, applicants, and admitted students. Directs the College's recruitment strategies. Manages the graduate student admissions process. Serves as the advisor for the Graduate Student Ambassadors.
|Tanya Nemec, MPH, CHES
Advises MPH students regarding course sequencing, Graduate College processes, forms, and deadlines. Assists with course registration and internship processes. Advises MPH Internship Conference Committee. Works with UA offices to resolve student issues.
|Kim Barnes, MPH
Coordinates and supports the administrative, student, faculty, and academic activities of the MPH program in Phoenix. Assists Phoenix students regarding course sequencing, Graduate College processes, forms and deadlines. Manages admissions for Phoenix students.
|Samantha Pierce, MPH
Online MPH Coordinator
Coordinates and supports the administrative, student, faculty, and academic activities of the Online MPH program. Advises Online MPH students regarding College of Public Health courses and internship procedures. Facilitates Online MPH Orientation Course.
|Michael Tearne, MEd
MS/Doctoral and Certificate Coordinator
Advises MS, PhD, and DrPH students regarding College of Public Health and Graduate College policies, procedures, and deadlines. Provides admissions and advising services to those interested in and enrolled in College of Public Health certificate programs.