Alumni News

Alumna Stephanie Kliethermes talks about finding her strengths as a student

Alumna Stephanie Kliethermes (09MS, 13PhD) talks about her experience with biostatistics faculty mentors who helped her identify her strengths as a student. Published May 23, 2017

Corbeil, Roberts named UI Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

CPH alumni Stephen Corbeil (84MA) and Rosebud Roberts (90MS) have been recognized by the University of Iowa Alumni Association with 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards, the association's highest honor. Both Corbeil and Roberts were honored in the Achievement category.  Published May 9, 2017

Alumna Tala Al-Rousan studies the health of refugees

Alumna Tala Al-Rousan (MPH ’15) is currently a Bernard Lown Scholar at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. For the last two years, she has traveled to Jordan every four months to study the mental and physical health challenges refugees face. The goal is that her research will inform laws for refugees in host countries, Al-Rousan said.  Published April 24, 2017

Alumna Jill Kluesner works to increase mental health literacy

As a National Trainer for Mental Health First Aid with the National Council for Behavioral Health, CPH alumna Jill Kluesner teaches and certifies individuals all over the country in the Mental Health First Aid curriculum. Published April 12, 2017

Alumna Elise Klopfenstein helps define ‘healthy’ for her clients

CPH alumna Elise Klopfenstein (MPH '11) is a registered dietitian at Henry County Health Center, where her primary role is education. "My hope is that my clients walk away empowered with knowledge, not blindly following my advice, but informed to make healthy choices."  Published April 6, 2017

CPH alum Jake Kundert named local foods associate

CPH alumnus Jake Kundert of Solon, Iowa, has been hired by Iowa Valley RC&D as their new Local Foods Associate. Kundert will work at a local and regional level to advance the Iowa Valley RC&D's Regional Food System Initiative.  Published March 17, 2017

Iowa Governor’s Conference Alumni and Friends reception is April 11

The Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health will take place April 11-12 in Des Moines. Join colleagues, students, and alumni at the CPH Alumni and Friends Reception on April 11. Please RSVP to let us know you plan to attend. Published February 22, 2017

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

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