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Ways to Get Involved! 

Student organizations foster fun and friendships along with community and professional involvement. The College of Allied Health Sciences offers the following undergraduate and graduate student organizations:

CAHS ​Ambassadors 

The College of Allied Health Sciences Ambassadors are a select group of students from across our five disciplines who have the opportunity to represent our college at various college and university events. to find out more about applying to be a CAHS Ambassador, contact Lauren Martin at marti2lk@ucmail.uc.edu.

Undergraduate Student Organizations

AMIT Student Organization

The Advanced Medical Imaging Technology (AMIT) Student Organization networks AMIT Students to the professional imaging communities for the purpose of education, service, and social interaction. Membership is open to all AMIT students. Faculty Advisor: Alan Vespie

Bearcat Social Work Students

Bearcat Social Work Students is formed to provide an organized leadership mechanism for arranging activities to promote growth in leadership, scholarship, and all issues pertaining to student welfare. Faculty Advisor: Amy McMahon 

CAHS Student Tribunal

The Tribunal provides a governing voice in the development of policies and procedures empowering students to make positive changes in the College. Membership is open to all students of the College of Allied Health Sciences.  Advisor: Amber Hunter

Health Sciences Club

The Health Sciences Club is an opportunity to build rapport with fellow students and faculty, discover opportunities, gain additional knowledge and prepare for a successful future in the health care industry. It is open all undergraduate students pursuing a degree in a health care related field. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dan Carl

MLSC Student Organization (CLSSO)

The purpose of the Medical Laboratory Science Student Organization is to broaden student awareness of clinical laboratory science as a program of study and profession. Faculty Advisor: Beth Warning

Multicultural Concerns in Communication Disorders (MC2)

The purpose of MC2 is to provide a forum in which students can: engage in meaningful intercultural dialogue; enhance leadership and commitment to social justice; and discuss and address multi-cultural issues that affect individuals in the area of Communication Sciences and Disorders. MC2 will also serve as an avenue for mentoring. This will include: faculty/staff to student mentoring, alumni to student mentoring and peer mentoring for students.Faculty Advisor: Dr. Carney Sotto

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

The purpose of NAMI on Campus at The University of Cincinnati is to be a student-run, student-led organization that provides mental health support, education and advocacy on the main campus of UC. Our mission is to improve the lives of students who are directly and indirectly affected by mental illness, increase awareness of mental health services on campus, and to eliminate the stigma related to menatl illness. Faculty Advisor:Cathy Kerr

National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association

NSSLHA is the national pre-professional membership organization of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) for students interested in the study of communication sciences & disorders. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Carney Sotto

REHABCATS (Recognizing Evaluating and Healing for Athletic Benefit by Cincinnati Athletic Training Students) 

The mission of REHABCATS is to advance the interests of members by providing means for education and exchange of ideas within the profession of athletic training while enhancing the quality of healthcare for the University of Cincinnati's athletes through prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries and encourage members to establish good contacts. Faculty advisor: Pat Graman

Student Dietetic Association (SDA)

The mission of the SDA at the University of Cincinnati is to increase the awareness of nutrition and personal health throughout the community and on campus and to encourage professional development among the members. Faculty Advisor: Audrey Miller

UC Association of Black Social Workers

The University of Cincinnati Association of Black Social Workers stands to unify the black student body by empowering our community as a whole. The organization emphasizes the capability of positive changed and the promotion of social justice. Faculty Advisor: Carol Wheeler-Strother

UC Fit for Life

UC Fit for Life is established to give children at a local elementary school a structured opportunity to get exercise and work together with them toward better health. Our mission is to give the students participating in the Boys and Girls Club at William H. Taft School a strong foundation in exercise and general health by being role models for them, making exercise enjoyable, and teaching them the basics of physical activity. Faculty Advisor: Seung-Yeon Lee

UC Gluten Free Bearcats (GFB)

The University of Cincinnati Gluten Free Bearcats is an organization that offers support and advice for those living a gluten free lifestyle or interested in learning more about gluten free diets. This organization is open to students and the UC community to become more aware of what gluten free is. Gluten Free Bearcats  will be geared to provide information and resources about gluten intolerances, celiac disease and gluten free diets. GFB is a great source for information, but it is also a resource for those looking for volunteering or social opportunities. Faculty Advisor: Emily Van Walleghen

UC Nutri-Ed

UC Nutri-Ed is an organization for nutrition and dietetics students interested in nutrition education for the community. This organization is open to students within the food and nutrition and dietetics undergraduate tracks as well as graduate students studying nutritional sciences. UC Nutri-Ed provides students the opportunity to develop nutrition education and deliver it to community members in a variety of settings throughout the Greater Cincinnati region. UC Nutri-Ed meets monthly to develop curriculum and discuss upcoming volunteer opportunities. Students that participate with UC Nutri-Ed will gain valuable experience in curriculum development, public speaking, behavior change techniques, and collaborative working strategies while providing evidence-based nutrition education. The advisor for UC Nutri-Ed is Dr. Seung-Yeon Lee, PhD. If you are interested in participating in UC Nutri-Ed, please contact the organization at ucnutried@gmail.com

Graduate Student Organizations

Nutrition Graduate Student Association (NGSA)

NGSA is an organization for students pursuing a master's of nutritional sciences degree. NGSA will hold activities throughout the year for students to enhance their resume/CV through thesis sessions, professor round tables, volunteer events, and more. NGSA is affiliated with GSGA and is active in this organization through monthly meetings. GSGA provides grant opportunities for conference travel, thesis research, NGSA activities, and more. The advisor for NGSA is Dr. Seung-Yeon Lee, PhD. 

Physical Therapy Student Organization

The Physical Therapy Student Organization is a social and service organization for students enrolled in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Faculty Advisor: Rebecca Leugers

Speech-Language Pathology

The purpose of the Speech-Language Pathology graduate group is to facilitate professional interest among graduate students in the study of communication sciences and disorders. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Carney Sotto

Student Academy of Audiology

The Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) is the national student organization of the American Academy of Audiology. SAA provides an outlet for Audiology students to further their knowledge, expand on their interests, and give back to the community through their professional career. Membership is open to undergraduate CSD and AuD graduate students. Faculty Advisor: Robert Keith

Social Work Graduate Student Association

The School of Social Work Graduate Student Association (GSA) is the official voice of graduate students in the School of Social Work. It is part of the university-wide GSA. The GSA provides a forum for students to discuss school and program issues and brings student concerns and recommendations for change to the attention of faculty and administration. Faculty Advisors: Cathy Kerr and Michael McCarthy

Honorary Student Organizations

Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society

The purposes of Phi Alpha Honor Society are to provide a closer bond among students of social work and to promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership, those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work. Faculty Advisor: ​Lisa Zimmer

For a listing all student organizations at the University of Cincinnati, head to the Student Activities and Leadership Development page.
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Contact Us

College of Allied Health Sciences
French East Building
3202 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267 

Phone: 513-558-7495
Fax: 513-558-7494
Email: cahs@uc.edu

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