Public Health Alliance for Minorities (PHAM)

Students invested in addressing minority health disparities

PHAM is a collective of BUSPH students committed to increasing the awareness of minority issues. This group fosters relationships between students and faculty, alumni, and community health organizations, creating a social support and career network for the school’s underrepresented students and alumni.

Mission:

The Public Health Alliance for Minorities (PHAM) is an association of Boston University racial and ethnic minority students and others interested in minority health issues that provides increased awareness of minority issues in the Greater Boston area. PHAM’s activities include public health awareness and education, networking, training, and advocacy.

Purpose & Goals:

  • Strengthen the social support and career network for Boston University School of Public Health students and alumni.
  • Increase the recruitment and retention of underrepresented ethnic minorities at Boston University School of Public Health.
  • Provide opportunities for students in various departments to express public health issues of concern to populations of color.
  • Increase the awareness of minority issues in the Greater Boston area through ongoing involvement with faculty, alumni, and community health organizations.