Alumni News

Alumna Samantha Cary drafted to NWSL

Alumna Samantha Cary (23BA) is the first University of Iowa women’s soccer player to be selected in the National Women's Soccer League draft. Published January 23, 2024

Alumna Elly Steffen named executive director of Surgery Center Cedar Rapids

Surgery Center Cedar Rapids has appointed Elly Steffen (01MHA, 01MPH) as executive director. Published January 18, 2024

Nominations for 2024 Outstanding Alumni Awards due Feb. 29

The UI College of Public Health is pleased to announce that it is accepting nominations for its 2024 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. Published January 16, 2024

Iowa’s MHA Program Prepares Future Health Care Leaders

Iowa’s Master of Health Administration program is powered by an active network of alumni, faculty, and staff invested in students’ success. Published December 21, 2023

Hinkle comments on maternal health crisis in rural America

CPH alumna Hana Hinkle (09MPH) recently commented on efforts to train family medicine doctors in obstetrics to serve rural areas in the U.S. (NPR) Published December 20, 2023

Corbeil named CEO of LucidHealth

CPH alumnus Steve Corbeil (84MA) was named Chief Executive Officer of LucidHealth, a national leader in radiology services, effective Nov. 13, 2023.  Published December 4, 2023

Alumnus Steve Simonin receives NOSORH Community Stars Award

Alumnus Steve Simonin (90MA) has been named the recipient of the 2023 National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) Community Stars Award. Simonin is the CEO of Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics. Published October 19, 2023

Alumna Kaitlin Emrich named director of Black Hawk County Public Health 

The Black Hawk County Board of Health unanimously named Kaitlin Emrich (09MPH) as the new public health director. Emrich is currently serving as the interim director and will begin her new role on Oct. 9, 2023. Published October 3, 2023

Alumna Kaci Ginn discusses Iowa food assistance program

Alumna Kaci Ginn (21BA), operations director with Iowa Valley Resource Conservation & Development, recently discussed the Iowa Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program that provides food to underserved communities. (KWQC) Published September 14, 2023

Hana Hinkle named a ‘40 Under 40 in Public Health’ honoree

Congratulations to College of Public Health alumna Hana Hinkle (09MPH in community and behavioral health) for being named a "40 Under 40 in Public Health" honoree by the de Beaumont Foundation. This award recognizes rising leaders who are working to improve the health of communities across the nation. Published September 11, 2023