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Public Health Practice


Heather R. Clark, DrPH
Director for Public Health Practice


Megan M. Westerman
Administrative Coordinator for Public Health Practice


About The Office Of Public Health Practice

The Office of Public Health Practice is an administrative and support entity within the Texas A&M School of Public Health with a mission to provide leadership in facilitating, promoting, and linking academic and practice partners in sustained public health and population health practice partnerships. The vision of this office is to support the Texas A&M School of Public Health in becoming the preferred academic-practice partner for public and population health practice partnerships and service in Texas.

 The Office of Public Health Practice:

  • Facilitates partnerships with local, regional, state, and national public health stakeholders that engage faculty, staff and students in public health practice including:
    • practicum experiences
    • service-learning opportunities
    • class projects
    • practice-based research
  • Identifies and promotes practice opportunities to faculty, staff and students
  • Manages and reports on all practice-related activities within the school


Practicum Experience Information

Information for Students and Faculty
Information for Organizations and Preceptors
Access the Practicum Experience Management System (PEMS)

Public Health Scholars Program

PH Scholars Program