Alumni News

HMP alumna Emma Ravenscroft earns ACHE student essay award

Health Management and Policy alumna Emma Ravenscroft (MHA/MBA '16) was recently named by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) as one of the winners of its 2017 Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition in Healthcare Management. Published February 6, 2017

HMP alumnus Michael Morris earns 40 Under 40 honor

HMP alumnus Michael Morris is honored for his work in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Published February 1, 2017

CPH launches online alumni directory

Seek out old friends and new mentors with our new College of Public Health alumni directory. The college has developed an online directory of CPH alumni with known email addresses as provided by the UI Division of Alumni Records. The directory is a free resource for alumni and current students. Published February 1, 2017

Alumna Elizabeth Rook helps high school students develop skills for success

Elizabeth Rook (MPH 14) works as a specialist with Iowa Jobs for America's Graduates (iJAG), a program designed to help high school students who face barriers toward success. Guest lecturers are a staple of the program, including presenters from the UI's Moneythink chapter. "The Moneythink group comes once a week, which reminds students about the importance of financial things like saving your money, spending on wants versus needs," said Rook. (CBS2/FOX28) Published January 30, 2017

Alumni Profile: Hope Tiesman researches workplace violence

A 2007 graduate of the College of Public Health, Hope Tiesman is a research epidemiologist with NIOSH in Morgantown, W.V. She credits her training with the Injury Prevention Research Center as helping her to not only secure a highly sought after position, but also to be able to enter it at full capacity. Published December 21, 2016

HMP alumnus Olson nominated chairman-elect of ACHE

College of Public Health alumnus David A. Olson, chief strategy officer at Froedtert Health in Milwaukee, has been nominated as the 2017–2018 chairman-elect of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Published December 7, 2016

2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards – Call for Nominations

The University of Iowa College of Public Health is pleased to announce that it is accepting nominations for the 2017 College of Public Health Outstanding Alumni Awards. This award program recognizes outstanding alumni in two categories: first, recent graduates who have completed College of Public Health programs within the past ten years and, second, other alumni for accomplishments throughout their careers. Nominations are due Feb. 28, 2017. Published December 7, 2016

CPH alumna Kliethermes named research director at American Medical Society of Sports Medicine

College of Public Health alumna Stephanie Kliethermes was recently appointed Research Director at the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM). Kliethermes, who holds both masters and doctoral degrees in biostatistics from the University of Iowa, is based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Published October 11, 2016

MPH alum to speak about Peace Corps experience in Mozambique

Hunter Harig (MPH '13) recently completed his Peace Corps service in Mozambique where he worked toward improving access and quality of HIV, STI, and malaria services as well as providing organizational support for various community based organizations and a local and state health department. He will speak about his experience on Monday, Oct. 10 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in C217 CPHB. Lunch is provided; please RSVP in advance. Published October 5, 2016

Join us at APHA in Denver

The American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition will take place Oct. 29 through Nov. 2 in Denver, Colo. Join colleagues, students, and alumni at the CPH alumni and friends reception on Oct. 31. The college also has a number of faculty, staff, and students presenting at the conference. Published October 5, 2016

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