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2013 Honorary Member

On May 2, 2013, J. Glenn Morris Jr., MD, MPH, & TM, was inducted into the Beta Upsilon Chapter of Delta Omega as an honorary member. Dr. Morris has been […]

Alumni Awards

2013 Alumni Inductees

2012 Alumni inductees Alumni Left to right: Helena Chapman, Corrine Ruktanonchai, Dawn Alayon, Farheen Akbar Not pictured: Slande Celeste      

Faculty awards

2013 Faculty Inductees

2013 Faculty inductees: Left to Right: Xiaohui Xu, Tara Sabo-Attwood, Tracey Barnett    

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2013 Student Inductees

2013 Student inductees Students Left to right: Jane Benton, Cailin Wetzel, Sarah Bruner, Marissa Valentine, Bonnie Lam, and Steven Cassle Not pictured: Alyssa Cohen, Kelly Kenzik  

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Beta Upsilon

Welcome to Beta Upsilon, the University of Florida Chapter of Delta Omega, the Honorary Society in Public Health. The chapter is housed within the College of Public Health and Health Professions and was established in November of 2009.

Delta Omega was founded at Johns Hopkins University if 1924 in the School of Hygiene and Public Health by graduate students Edgar Erskine Hume and Claude W. Mitchell. According to the National Delta Omega website, "Membership in Delta Omega reflects the dedication of an individual to increasing the quality of the field, as well as to the protection and advancement of the health of all people."

There are over 70 Delta Omega chapters in the world, with over 14,000 elected members.

Annual banquet, induction of new members and lecture

Day of Service

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On April 3, 2013, Delta Omega Alumni Representative, Cuc Tran, MPH, led a team of 15 public health students in a Day of Service at the St. Francis House, a homeless shelter in Gainesville.  The students painted a mural to help create a brighter and more colorful environment...[read more]

2013 Members

Student Inductees

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 Left  to Right: Jane Benton, Cailin Wetzel, Sarah Bruner, Marissa Valentine, Bonnie Lam, Steven Cassle

Not Pictured: Alyssa Cohen, Kelly Kenzik

Alumni Inductees

Alumni Awards Left  to Right: Helena Chapman, Corrine Ruktanonchai, Dawn Alayon, Farheen Akbar

Not pictured: Slande Celeste

Faculty Inductees

Faculty awardsLeft to Right: Xiaohui Xu, Tara Sabo-Atwood, and Tracey Barnett