The mission of the Master of Public Health Student Advisory Board, or better known as MPH SAB, is to support the Department of Public Health Sciences by serving as a liaison between students and faculty/staff to foster a sense of community and professionalism.

We are a collaborative group of MPH students who are willing to share ideas and advice to help encourage current students on their journey through the MPH Program.

Our goal for this academic year is to become more involved with the University and the Chester County community by conducting community service events, social/networking events, and professional development events. The main objectives for these events are inclusivity, awareness, and community-building.

MPH SAB meets once a month for a general body meeting and invites anyone who is interested to come and learn about upcoming events, how to get involved, or share their experiences in the program.

Please come share your ideas and experiences, participate in community service, help plan activities, or show your support by attending our events. We look forward to meeting you!

Thank you,

MPH Student Advisory Board


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Kevin Andoh


Kevin Andoh is a first-year MPH (community health track) student at the West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He is a Doctor of Pharmacy from Ghana who is interested in Infectious Diseases as a public health issue. He is a graduate assistant for the College of Health Sciences Global Health Research team and the Nutrition Lab. Throughout his academic and professional journey, he has been actively involved in various extracurricular activities and has consistently demonstrated strong leadership skills. Kevin is known to be very friendly around everyone he meets and finds joy in helping people. As the newly appointed President of the MPH Student Advisory Board, Kevin is committed to upholding the executive board's values and achieving its goals. He is excited to work collaboratively with his team and get everyone involved in the activities of the SAB. With his passion and dedication, Kevin is poised to lead the MPH SAB to new heights and leave a lasting impact on his peers and the organization.

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Sameera Guttha

Vice President

My name is Sameera Guttha, and I was born and raised in North Wales, Pennsylvania. I am also of East Indian descent and I enjoy learning to read and write in the Telugu language. I am currently enrolled in my second semester of the MPH- Healthcare Management Program at West Chester University. I have also recently obtained my doctorate in Medicine from Saint James School of Medicine. I hope to use my continuing knowledge of Medicine and Public Health to better understand how policies come to fruition in relation to preventive healthcare.

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Victor Nwinee

Environmental Health Track Representative

Victor Nwinee, is a Nigerian, born on March 25, 1985, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Growing up in a family of health workers, Victor's interest in the biological and health sciences was discovered and nurtured by his parents. As a young boy, he dreamt of becoming a doctor, believing that caring for the sick and seeing them recover was a gift to humanity. In 2011, he began his lifelong dream of becoming a Physician at the University of Lagos, Medical School. However, his life took a different turn in 2014 when he contracted a chest infection and fell ill. Fortunately, a cohort of public health workers provided him with timely medical help, sparking his interest in the vast and amazing field of public health. Following his graduation from medical school in 2017, Victor began practicing medicine and working in underserved communities, carrying out health promotion campaigns. He has participated in a variety of research projects and has eight published works to his name. In the fall of 2023, Victor will be commencing his Master of Public Health degree program, at the prestigious West Chester University of Pennsylvania to expand his knowledge and skills in public health.

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Maitiya Meadows

Community Health Track Representative

My name is Maitiya Meadows, and I am a first-year graduate student here at West Chester University in the MPH program on the Community Health Track. I serve as a Graduate Assistant for the College of Health Sciences focusing on research in maternal and child health along with other realms of public health. I was able to gain experience with public health coursework graduating from the BS Public Health program at WCU and I have been able to acquire knowledge in research methods, public policy, foundations of public health, and community health. Serving as the Community Health Track Representative for MPH SAB will give me the chance to get in touch with students in the program and show them how interesting and fun public health can be!

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Issata Massaley

Social Media Outreach Coordinator

My name is Issata Massaley and I am a first-year MPH student in the Community Health Track. I hold a Bachelor’s in Bio-Behavioral Health, and I currently work as a manager at a non-profit behavioral health organization. Coming from the impoverished country of Liberia, which is also rich in culture and history, I have seen first-hand the impact of public health issues on vulnerable communities. I believe that community involvement is essential to effecting meaningful change and I am excited to have been selected as the Social Outreach Manager for the MPH SAB. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, getting lost in a series of videos on YouTube, and hanging out with friends.

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llondu Chiamaka


Chiamaka Ilondu holds a bachelor's in applied Biochemistry from a University in Nigeria, where she gained a deep understanding of the fundamental principles of biochemistry and their applications in various real-world scenarios. During and after her undergraduate studies, she actively engaged in research and volunteer projects related to the intersection of biochemistry and public health. Chiamaka developed a keen interest in understanding how biochemistry impacts human health and well-being and how public health interventions can be used to prevent, manage, and treat diseases at a population level. Driven by her passion for improving health outcomes at a community level, she is currently pursuing a master's degree in public health and expected to be graduating in May 2024.

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Parisa Karimzadeh

APHA Campus Liaison

My name is Parisa Karimzadeh a Medical Doctor from Iran. I am a first-year student in MPH program, Community Health Track. I received my MD from Iran and worked as a Family physician for two years there. My passion for public health is arise when I attended an Epidemiology class as one of my courses and wonder what I can do to make a positive impact on the health of the population rather than individuals. I worked as a researcher in different public health centers from chronic disease to environmental and maternal health during my medical school. After graduation, I want to pursue my education in Epidemiology as a PHD students and broaden my knowledge in health data analysis.

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Dr. Chiwoneso Tinago

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Chiwoneso Tinago is the faculty advisor for the MPH Student Advisory Board. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences where she teaches both undergraduate and graduate Public Health courses and studies structural environmental influences on health among women and adolescents in southeast Africa and the U.S. through emic and community-based participatory methods.