The alumni associations at DLSPH foster growth and advancement in public health, by advancing the values and supporting the academic mission of the DLSPH and the University of Toronto. Become a member!
Representing DLSPH Alumni
The PHAA provides representation for public health alumni at the DLSPH’s School Council, an important voice for shaping the future of the School, as well as for the College of Electors for the Governing Council of the University of Toronto. To view a list of current members of the PHAA Board, click here. You can find information regarding the DLSPH School Council here.
Join a PHAA Committee that interests you most. PHAA Committees include: Finance, Mentorship, Awards, Events, Communications, Governance, and Strategy. For further information, please refer to the PHAA Constitution or contact the PHAA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Alumni Association, (formerly the Society of Graduates) of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) is committed to informing, influencing and inspiring change in healthcare. Fostering meaningful connections between Alumni, Faculty and Students of IHPME. Promoting knowledge exchange and lifelong learning,
The Association has 1,900 alumni members representing a cross-section of the Institute and includes graduates of programs in health administration, health informatics, health technology assessment, clinical epidemiology, health services research, and quality and patient safety.
University of Toronto-wide
The College of Electors is a committee of 44 alumni who are responsible for electing the Chancellor and eight alumni members (alumni governors) of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto.
The Governing Council is the senior governing body that oversees the academic, business and student affairs of U of T. It is composed of 50 members drawn from faculty, staff and students of the University as well as members of the community at large. Members of the Governing Council, including alumni members, serve as trustees of the University, and ensure that the Council’s decisions align with the University’s long-term interests.
Calls for nominations are disseminated annually via email or social media. Stay tuned.
Current Members of the PHAA Board
|President||Jennifer Mary Bell|
|Vice-President: Governance||Laera Gattoni|
|Vice-President: Finance||Lauren Della Mora|
|Vice-President: Communications||Ramlogan Sowamberam|
|Outreach Officer||Audrey Wong|
|Awards Officer||Susan Campisi|
|New Alumni Officer||Rosie Mensah|
|Engagement Officer||Dhvani Katakia|
|DLSPH School Affairs Officer||Gurjinder Gill|
|Immediate Past President||Julie Foisy|
- The Dean of the DLSPH, or designate
- DLSPH Advancement Officer or designate (Annette Paul)
- DLSPH Practicum and Professional Development Officer (Sarah Ko)
Did you know?
All graduates of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and its predecessor departments, divisions, and units are members of the Public Health Alumni Association (PHAA).
The PHAA’s diverse and impressive membership includes graduates of the:
- Department of Public Health Sciences/Graduate Department of Public Health Sciences
- Departments of Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics, Behavioural Sciences, Occupational & Environmental Health
- Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine
- University of Toronto School of Hygiene
Role of the PHAA
The PHAA performs a number of important functions, which include:
- Promoting and facilitating alumni networking through events and activities.
- Operating an Alumni-Student Mentorship Program in partnership with the DLSPH.
- Acting as an important voice to represent public health alumni.