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Epidemiology and Biostatistics Concentration Sandra McCoy, PhD MPH is the faculty head for the Epidemiology and Biostatistics concentration. She works with the Epidemiology/Biostatistics Program Manager Lucas Carlton to provide support and guidance as you map out your courses toward degree completion and align your practicum experience with your overarching learning and professional goals. Sandi can also provide Epidemiology/Biostatistics related professional development advising if you are contemplating a career shift to Epidemiology/Biostatistics or would like to incorporate a few selected courses into your degree program.

Contact Sandi to schedule an advising session about epidemiology and/or biostatistics courses, curricular planning, or professional development.
Health Policy and Management Concentration Kim MacPherson, MBA MPH is the faculty head for the HPM concentration. For the online MPH, Kim is the faculty for Health Care Finance, offered in Summer 2. Working with the HPM Online MPH Program Manager Kristine Doss, we can provide support and guidance as you map out your courses toward degree completion and align your practicum experience with your overarching learning and professional goals. She also provides HPM related professional development advising if you are contemplating a career shift to or in public health.

Contact Kim to schedule an advising session about HPM courses, your curricular planning, or professional development.
Interdisciplinary ProgramEvan van Dommelen-Gonzalez, DrPH, MPH offers support and guidance as you map out your courses toward degree completion and aims to align your practicum experience with your overarching learning and professional goals. She also provides guidance to prepare for the comprehensive exam, helps you navigate challenges that may impact your program engagement, provides support If you are contemplating a career shift to or in public health, consider taking leave, or want to share feedback for program improvement. Academic advising is designed to be integrated with other student support and resources geared toward building your public health toolbox with the skills to promote and lead efforts towards health equity with communities around the world.

Contact Evan to request an advising session. If you are considering taking more than 6 units or “doubling up” on courses in a semester, please contact Evan to discuss your course planning.
Public Health NutritionSarah Zyba, PhD, is the faculty lead for the OOMPH Public Health Nutrition concentration. Dr. Zyba’s research focuses on micronutrient deficiencies in young children and women of reproductive age, and interventions designed to improve micronutrient status in these populations. For the online MPH, Dr. Zyba is the faculty for Nutrition Assessment, offered in Spring 1. Together with the online MPH Nutrition program manager, Dr. Zyba can provide support and guidance as you map out your courses toward degree completion and align your practicum experience with your overarching learning and professional goals. Dr. Zyba can also provide Nutrition-related professional development advising if you are contemplating a career shift to Nutrition or would like to incorporate a few selected courses into your degree program.

Contact Sarah if you would like to connect about Nutrition courses, curricular planning, or professional development.

The Program Managers support current students with CalCentral support, enrollment issues, administrative advising, and general program logistics (e.g. graduation/degree check, pauses, re-enrollment, etc.).

Epidemiology and Biostatistics ConcentrationLucas Carlton (he/him)
Contact: lucascarlton@berkeley.edu
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Health Policy and Management ConcentrationKristine Doss (she/her)
Contact: oomph_prog_mgr@berkeley.edu
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Interdisciplinary ProgramJudy Smithson, MEd (she/her/ella)
Contact: oomph_prog_mgr@berkeley.edu
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Note: Judy is currently out on leave.
Online Student Services & Admissions AdvisorHeidi Maqueos (she/her)
hmaqueos@berkeley.edu
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Heidi supports newly admitted students through the onboarding process, answers questions regarding course enrollment, navigating CalCentral & bCourses.
Recruitment SpecialistStephanie Nguyen (she/her)
nguyens@berkeley.edu
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Stephanie provides general information about the OOMPH program to prospective students.
Director of Career ServicesCaitlin Green, MA (she/her)
cgreen@berkeley.edu
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Caitlin answers questions about PHLEX and offers career counseling.
Faculty Lead and Academic Director, On-Campus/Online MPH ProgramEvan vanDommelen-Gonzalez, DrPH, MPH (she/her)
Contact: evg48@berkeley.edu
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Evan answers questions about the Comprehensive Exam and offers academic advising for milestone completion and special matters.
Director of Online Student Services & AdvisingJudy Smithson, MEd (she/her/ella)
Contact: Judy Smithson, MEd
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Judy answers questions about campus policy and procedures, student support, and retention matters.

Note: Judy is currently out on leave. You can connect with other members of the Student Services team using the email address and booking link above.
DSP Liaison for OOMPH studentsJulie Moss, MFA, MAEd (she/her)
Contact: Julie Moss
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Your first step is to complete the DSP Application process. Once complete, Julie Moss, The DSP liaison for OOMPH students, will receive a copy of your accommodation letter, as do your course faculty. Julie can assist with questions about the implementation of your accommodations in OOMPH courses. Please note that she cannot approve new accommodations, which are handled through the DSP office.
Deborah Barnett, PhD, MS (she/her)
Contact: dbarnett1@berkeley.edu
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John Colford, MD, PhD, MPH,  (he/him)
Contact: jcolford@berkeley.edu
Instructional DesignerJulie Moss, MFA, MAEd (she/her)
Contact: juliecmoss@berkeley.edu
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Instructional DesignerMichelle Ruiz, MAEd (she/her)
Contact: m.ruiz@berkeley.edu
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Career & Internship Specialist, Practicum AdvisorKandis Rogers, MAEd (she/her)
Center for Public Health Practice and Leadership (CPHPL)
Contact: krodgers@berkeley.edu
Schedule an appointment via PHLEX
Kandis answers questions about your practicum and offers career counseling.
Public Health LibrarianMichael Sholinbeck, MLIS, MS (he/him)
Contact: msholinb@library.berkeley.edu
or visit during office hours @ BPH DREAM Office (Room 2220, Berkeley Way West Bldg),
Tuesdays 4:30-6pm; Thursdays 1:30-3pm
(Contact Michael for Zoom alternative)