2017 Alumni Inductees

2017 Alumni inductees Pictured: Dr. Steven Smith and Johanna Pringle Not pictured: Dr. Van Brass II and Dr. Elizabeth Wood

2017 Faculty Inductees

2017 Faculty Inductees Pictured: Dr. Joseph Bisesi Not pictured: Dr. Anthony Maurelli, Dr. Susan McGorray  

2017 Student Inductees

2017 Student inductees Front row left to right: Akemi Wijayabahu, Hsiaochu Hsu, Laura Ramirez, Karen Restrepo, Cara McDonnell, Aleksandra Gasparova Back row left to right:¬†Brittney Roth, Makyba Charles-Ayinde, Kelsea LeBeau […]

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 […]

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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]

2017 Members

Alumni Inductees

Pictured: Dr. Steven Smith and Johanna Pringle

Not pictured: Dr. Van Brass II and Dr. Elizabeth Wood

Faculty Inductees

Pictured: Dr. Joseph Bisesi

Not pictured: Dr. Anthony Maurelli, Dr. Susan McGorray

Student Inductees

Front row left to right: Akemi Wijayabahu, Hsiaochu Hsu, Laura Ramirez, Karen Restrepo, Cara McDonnell, Aleksandra Gasparova

Back row left to right: Brittney Roth, Makyba Charles-Ayinde, Kelsea LeBeau

Not pictured: Donna Carden, Haley Rademacher