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Contact Info


Leanne H. Field, Ph.D.
Director, Public Health, Health Information Technology and 
Medical Laboratory Science Programs
Main Office: PAI 1.06B
Phone: (512) 475-8897

Shawna Al-Mashouq, J.D.
Senior Academic Program Coordinator for Public Health
Main Office: GEA 110
Phone: (512) 471-3375

Sydney Benator, RD, LD
Assistant Academic Advisor,
Human Ecology Advising Center
Main Office: GEA 37
Phone: (512) 471-7219

Chris Connelly, M.Ed.
Senior Academic Advisor, CNS Center for First-Year Advising
Main Office: WCH 1.106
Phone: (512) 471-3796

The mission of Public Health is to preserve, promote, and improve the health and well being of populations, communities, and individuals. To fulfill this mission, we foster collaborations among public health and the health professions in education, research, and service. 

If you are interested in learning more about public health, take our PBH 317 Introduction to Public Health course! It's open to all majors and there are no prerequisites. 

For more information, check out:  

What is Public Health?

"This is Public Health

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health

Public Health Laboratories 

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) - Keep up with Outbreaks and job opportunities

100 OBJECTS that shaped Public Health