Public Health Student Association (PHSA)

PHSA is a student-run organization open to all students interested in the field of public health. PHSA encourages active participation in developing community public health awareness by organizing service, academic, and social events throughout the year. Interested in joining or have questions about PHSA, please email or visit the PHSA MocSync page. 

PHSA Mission:

The mission of PHSA is to bring students, faculty, staff and alumni together to create an environment in which everyone can experience, learn, and embrace public health.


  • Expose students from diverse educational backgrounds on the UTC campus to public health

  • Promote public health initiatives across the community

  • Provide students with professional development and networking opportunities

  • Create a welcoming environment that fosters social interactions between students, alumni, faculty, and staff

PHSA Meetings & Events:

  • April 6 - 12 - National Public Health Week 
    • April 6 - 10 #MocsMakeMeals Challenge: UTC students, staff and faculty, we want to learn about your healthy home-made meal! Please tag your healthy meal/recipe on @UTC_PHSA Instagram for a chance to win a gift card for groceries or food delivery courtesy of UTC Healthy Mocs! #MocsMakeMeals Challenge Rubric
    • April 8 Live @UTC_PHSA Instagram Workout: Join a 30 minute, body weight workout with @maddy_lett featuring @driprollcall on Wednesday, April 8 at 6:00 PM ET. All you need is a towel, water, and a positive attitude! 
    • April 9 Virtual Environmental Health Session: Hear from environmental scientist and public health practitioner, Zach North, about the reorganization of Eco-Field Day/Earth Day 2020 via @UTC_PHSA Instagram! 
    • Follow/Like Tennessee Public Health Association on Facebook @tnpublichealth
  • April 16 at 4 pm - Zoom Meeting

2019-2020 Executive Board Officers:

  • Co-President: Zach Farley
  • Co-President: Megan Sloan

  • Secretary: Ashley Simmons
  • Treasurer: Taylor Moore
  • Social Media Officer: Maddy Lett

2018-2019 Executive Board Officers:

  • President: Kori Hahn
  • Vice-President: Jordan Norris

  • Secretary: Ashley Simmons
  • Treasurer: Mary Crutchfield
  • Community Engagement Officer: Megan Sloan
  • Recruitment Officer: Zachary Farley
  • Marketing Officer: Kate Anderson

PHSA in Action:

Guest Speaker from A Step Ahead Chattanooga

A Step Ahead guest speaker

Cempa Health Fair - Improving Health, Inspiring Change

Cempa Health Fair

Cempa's Neighborhood

Workout Jam

Workout Jam @ Miller Plaza

CHEPS Can Champs - Scrappy's 
Cupboard Food Drive

CHEPS Can Trophy

This is Public Health