Congratulations to all 2016-2017 UTHealth School of Public Health graduates

Graduates applaud those who supported them through their degree programs.

HOUSTON — Faculty, friends, family and honored guests gathered to celebrate UTHealth School of Public Health graduates at the annual commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12 at NRG Center. This year, the school celebrates 296 Master of Public Health, 13 Master of Science, 14 Doctor of Public Health, and 48 Doctor of Philosophy degrees on its six campuses in cities across Texas. Congratulations to our 2016-2017 School of Public Health graduates and thanks to all who were able to attend the celebration in Houston.

Umair Shah selfie from the stage
Convocation speaker Umair Shah, M.D., Ph.D., took a selfie with the graduates from the stage. Read more about him here in a Q&A.

View photos of the event in Houston here on Flickr.

If you missed it, you can watch the event here (begins at 22:00 minutes into the slides).

See photos from celebrations on our campuses in the following cities: 




El Paso 


San Antonio

— Written by Shannon LaDuke