The University of South Florida College of Public Health’s Tau Chapter of Delta Omega was established in 1987 and has over 400 members.
The Delta Omega Honorary Society was founded in 1924 at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health to promote excellence and recognize accomplishments in public health. There are over 100 chapters worldwide with 20,000 individual members throughout the US and abroad.
A National Executive Committee administers Delta Omega while each chapter conducts the principal Delta Omega activities. For information about Delta Omega, please visit https://deltaomega.org/.
The chapters elect new members each year from three categories:
Elections are based on outstanding performance in: scholarship and leadership in students, teaching and research in faculty members, and community service in alumni. Membership in Delta Omega reflects the dedication of an individual to quality in the field of public health and to protection and advancement of the health of all people. Inductions take place each year during National Public Health Week. Nominations to Delta Omega are faculty-driven.
Erin Mae Dimanlig
Ging Nua Yu
Rafaella Stein Elger