Student Association for Public Health – SAPH

SAPH Mission

  • To promote communication, engagement, and collaboration among public health students, faculty, and staff.
  • To create an atmosphere of camaraderie and sense of community among the public health student body.
  • To prepare and educate leaders in public health through service to the community.

SAPH Constitution

In November 2011, the constitution of the Student Association was approved by members and subsequently ratified by the University of New England’s Graduate and Professional Student Association (GAPSA). SAPH is the first online student association at the University.

SAPH Officers

Elections for President, Vice President, Councilor, and Treasurer/Secretary are held in the Fall Term of each year. Officers serve for one year. Learn more about the current officers.


The SAPH blog is a brand new 2015 initiative undertaken by UNE Public Health Students for the benefit of other Public Health students. The blog can be seen here:

Links & Resources

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to leading international health care improvement. IHI was founded in 1991 by Dr. Donald Berwick and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The IHI Open School

The IHI Open School for Health Professions is an interprofessional educational community that gives students the skills to become change agents in health care improvement.

The IHI Open School offers training in:

  • Quality Improvement
  • Leadership
  • Patient safety
  • Patient centered care
  • Teamwork

Students can take advantage of:

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