Alumni News

A search for answers leads to the field of maternal and child health

Kuann Fawkes (21MPH) was one of the first students to complete the College of Public Health’s new Maternal and Child Health Training Program that was introduced in fall 2020. She recently answered a few questions about her path into maternal and child health and her current position as a CDC-assigned program manager at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Published April 6, 2022

Today: AmeriCorps information session with public health alumni

Learn more about how you can get involved with important public health community work through AmeriCorps. An alumni panel will speak about their experiences in various post-graduation AmeriCorps programs. Published March 4, 2022

Freese Decker named among Top 25 Women Leaders for 2022

Alumna Tina Freese Decker (02MHA) has been named to Modern Healthcare’s 2022 list of Top 25 Women Leaders. Published February 23, 2022

Alumna Winnie Uluocha elected to Iowa Law School Foundation board

Winne Uluocha (19MHA) has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Iowa Law School Foundation. She is an associate in Goodwin Procter’s Life Sciences group and Healthcare practice. Published February 16, 2022

Alumni invited for career events with current students

The College of Public Health is requesting help from CPH alumni in preparing current students for their future as leaders in the field of public health. The College of Public Health Career Services Office recognizes the vital role that alumni play in our ongoing professional development efforts. So, we are extending this invitation to all […] Published February 1, 2022

Q&A: Alumna Bella De Soriano on language and health equity

Bella De Soriano (17MPH) and the editorial team at Healthline Media have created “The Conscious Language Guide” to improve patient-provider communication and advance their work toward health equity. She recently answered a few questions about the guide, her career, and her time at Iowa. Published January 31, 2022

Hana Hinkle named a 2022 Presidential Leadership Scholar

Alumna Hana Hinkle (09MPH) has been selected as a member of the 2022 class of Presidential Leadership Scholars.  Published January 25, 2022

Nominations for 2022 Outstanding Alumni Awards due March 3

The College of Public Health is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Outstanding Alumni Awards. The awards recognize alumni in two categories: recent graduates within the past ten years and other alumni for accomplishments throughout their careers. Published January 14, 2022

Kensinger honored with Young Executive Achievement Award

Brooke Kensinger (05MHA), CEO of MercyOne Elkader Medical Center, was awarded the Iowa Hospital Association 2021 Young Executive Achievement Award. Published January 12, 2022

Alumna Elizabeth O’Neal: Finding the road to injury prevention

Postdoctoral research fellow Elizabeth O’Neal’s (16MPH) self-described “nontraditional route” to injury prevention blends developmental psychology and public health. Published December 14, 2021