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Student Groups

Biostatistics Student Association (BSA)

The Biostatistics Student Association is a student group whose mission is to create an environment conducive to academic growth, professional development, networking and socializing among UCLA biostatistics students. We work to represent the needs and concerns of the student body and facilitate conversations between students and faculty within the department. For more information, visit our website.

Built Environment and Public Health Council (BEPHC)

BEPHC is a group of students, faculty and staff involved in promoting the intersection of the fields of the built environment (planning, architecture, development, engineering, design, etc) and public health. The purpose of this student group is to provide a place for conversation at UCLA around the built environment and health, to advocate on behalf of students and organizations dedicated to the subject, and to increase the visibility of the research being done on health and the built environment. BEPHC envisions a world where the built environment has a positive impact on public health, and planning and design decisions are made with health as a priority. For more information, please visit the BEPHC website or contact via email

Community Health Sciences Student Association (CHSSA)

A student association for students in the Community Health Sciences Department at the Fielding School of Public Health, as well as any UCLA student who is interested in the field of Community Health Sciences. Our goal is to cultivate community among CHS students and provide student-to-student support to promote personal, academic, and professional success. For information contact us via email

Environmental Health Sciences Student Association

The purpose of this club is to facilitate academic collaboration and interest amongst members of the UCLA community related to environmental health sciences, specifically amongst the graduate students and faculty at the Fielding School of Public Health (FSPH) and the Department of Environmental Health Sciences (EHS). We will sponsor fundraisers and social events for the EHS students, coordinate EHS student presentations during the quarterly M411 department seminar on current and emerging research at FSPH, and host career development events, including a professional careers panel for the EHS students, at FSPH. For more information please contact via email or visit their website.

Epidemiology Student Association (ESA)

The Epidemiology Student Association (ESA) is a student group that aims to work closely with students, alumni, and faculty in order to improve the educational experience of all individuals within the Department of Epidemiology. Additionally, we hope to act as a resource for student social and academic needs as well as professional and career development through mentorship, networking, and community events.  For information visite the ESA website or contact ESA via email.

Industrial Hygiene Student Association

The mission of the Industrial Hygiene Student Association is to promote the principles and practice of Industrial Hygiene; to encourage the interaction between IH students in different stages of the academic careers; to foster cooperation between other disciplines which are interested in employee health and safety; and to interact with professionals in government, industry, academic and other professional associations. For more information, please contant the group via email.

Maternal and Child Health Student Interest Group (MCH SIG)

Maternal and Child Health Student Interest Group (MCH SIG) aims to promote the understanding of maternal and child health issues and advancements in the field. We encourage student involvement and promote service activities within the field of maternal and child health. Additionally, we aim to create and provide a supportive space for students interested in maternal and child health to network and connect with professionals and others in the maternal and child health community. Contact information: email | website

Public Health Nutrition Club at UCLA

The club’s mission is to serve as the “Hub” of Public Health Nutrition on UCLA’s campus while providing a framework of meaningful involvement for students who want to make a difference through food and nutrition. Supported by the UCLA Partners in Excellence for Leadership in MCH Nutrition, the Public Health Nutrition Club at UCLA believes that good nutrition is the basis for a healthy life. Our initiatives target an increase in food literacy and a decrease in food insecurity throughout our campus community. We expose students to volunteer experiences and networking opportunities with local organizations that are committed to improving the health of the community through good nutrition.  Other activities include hosting a Community Supported Agriculture partnership, conducting food demonstrations across campus, and hosting a quarterly colloquia series with public health nutrition professionals. You can contact the leadership team for more information via email. 

Public Health Student Association (PHSA)

PHSA is an organization for all students enrolled in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. PHSA's mission is to serve the academic and social needs of the association members; to serve as liaison between students, the administration and faculty; to encourage and promote community involvement by association members; and to stimulate interest in and advance the profession of public health. Please email PHSA or visit the PHSA website for more information.

Queers for Public Health

Queers for Public Health is a student organization whose mission is to create a welcoming and affirming community for LGBTQIA+ students, faculty and staff at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, through visibility, capacity-building, social connection, and professional development to further queer inclusion within the public health sector. Queers for Public Health is currently planning programming and hopes to host school-wide events during Spring Term 2021. For more information, please email.

Students of Color for Public Health (SCPH)

SCPH was formed to strengthen the social support, career networking, and advocacy efforts for UCLA Fielding School of Public Health students and alumni of color. Founded in 2001, the SCPH provides opportunities for students across departments to express public health interests and also discuss health issues of concern to populations of color. SCPH contributes to efforts to improve the recruitment, retention, and graduation of students of color, while maintaining ongoing involvement with alumni and community service organizations.  Click here to email SCPH, or visit the SCPH website.

The Reproductive Health Interest Group (RHIG)

This group was formed as a part of the school's Bixby Program in Population and Reproductive Health. The group's mission is to bring interested parties together to learn about and discuss reproductive health issues, share information and engage in service/advocacy projects related to reproductive health. All UCLA SPH students, faculty and staff are invited to participate. To receive information about meetings and events, you can be added to the group's listserv by emailing Paula Tavrow.

UCLA Health Policy and Management Student Association (HPMSA)

HPMSA is the premier professional student organization for students in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Fielding School of Public Health. Through philanthropic, social, and professional development programs, HPMSA strives to support students in their personal and professional growth.

HPMSA works in partnership with the Health Policy and Management Alumni Association (HPMAA) to prepare its members for future leadership in administration, policy, and public health. For more information, follow HPMSA’s Instagram, contact HPMSA via email, or visit their website.

UCLA Mobile Clinic Project

The Mobile Clinic Project at UCLA is comprised of public health students, medical students, law students, undergraduates, and physicians who work together to provide health and social services to the homeless and medically indigent. Public health students conduct surveys, assess the needs of the community, provide health education, engage in media projects, coordinate HIV testing, and manage the transportation program. They also enroll patients in programs for free medication and maintain and dispense the medication at the clinic. For more information please contact via email