• GPLI Year 18 Applications Now Open!

    GPLI Year 18 Applications Now Open!

    Visit our Application Materials webpage or email Institute Director Brandon Drozd at bdrozd@unmc.edu for more information and to apply.

  • Meet the OPHP Team

    Meet the OPHP Team

    To learn more about our Office, please visit the "About Us" page!

Office of Public Health Practice

Our purpose at the Office of Public Health Practice is to advance academia and practice toward a more effective, interconnected, just, and modernized public health system. We achieve this through our academic and practice partnerships, capacity development efforts, the training and technical assistance we offer, and student practice experiences. Please click through our website to learn more about each of these focus areas! Contact information for our team members is provided on our "About Us" page. 

Our Commitment

We build and maintain authentic and trusted partnerships.
We embrace difficult questions to challenge the status quo.
We elevate the current and future public health workforce.
We listen and respond.
We are intentional about the experiences we craft.
We value an environment of fun and growth. 

Kathleen Brandert, MPH, CHES

Katie Brandert, PhD, MPH
Assistant Dean of Practice
College of Public Health
Office of Public Health Practice