College of
Human
Medicine

2018 Graduate Studies Committee Minutes

September 12

Voting Members: Nadir Abdelrahman, Judy Arnetz, Izabella Felzer-Kim, Bruce Uhal, Donna Wang
Ex-Officio Members: Aron Sousa, Jonelle Golding
Guests: David Barondess, Linda Gordon, Wayne McCullough

Minutes prepared by Lisa Galbavi

Call to order: A. Sousa called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m.

Welcome and Introductions: A. Sousa welcomed everyone to the committee for the 2018-2019 year and everyone introduced themselves.

Election of chair: 

Action: A motion was made and seconded to nominate D. Wang as the chair of this committee for the 2018-2019 year. No other nominations were made. D. Wang was elected chair of the committee by unanimous voice vote.

Approval of minutes:

Action: A motion was made and seconded to approve the minutes from the October 30, 2017 meeting as written. The motion was unanimously approved.

Epidemiology requests: D. Barondess provided copies of 2 course requests (copies appended to minutes on file). After discussion the following action was taken:

EPI 840: No changes requested.
EPI 860: No changes requested.

Action: A motion was made and seconded to approve EPI 840 and EPI 860 as written. The motion was unanimously approved.

Public Health requests: L. Gordon and W. McCullough provided copies of 4 course requests and a change to the MPH program (copies appended to minutes on file). After discussion the following actions were taken:

HM 807: No changes requested.
HM 828: No changes requested.
HM 892: No changes requested.
HM 893: No changes requested.
Masters in Public Health (MPH) program: No changes requested.
Action: A motion was made and seconded to approve HM 807, HM 828, HM 892, HM 893 and MPH program as written. The motion was unanimously approved.

Adjournment: 2:05 p.m.