C. Marjorie Aelion, dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS), was recently re-elected to the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) as secretary-treasurer for her third and final two-year term.
The secretary-treasurer is one of two elected positions of ASPPH and serves on the ASPPH executive board and the board of directors. ASPPH is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and represents schools and programs of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
ASPPH’s mission is to transform public health by strengthening and promoting the education, research, service and practice activities of CEPH-accredited schools and programs. ASPPH members are primarily from the U.S., Canada and Mexico and has recently expanded to Asia. The ASPPH advocates for investments needed to advance population health and more effective public health policies.
Aelion joined SPHHS as dean in 2009.