Alumni News

CPH alumna joins Johnson County Public Health as new director

Danielle Pettit-Majewski (10MPH) believes public health departments are the first line of defense in terms of keeping the public safe. Now, she is part of that defense in Johnson County, where she serves as the new public health director.  Published September 23, 2021

Celebrate homecoming with food, music on the CPHB patio Oct. 16

All CPH alumni, students, faculty, staff, and their families are invited to attend the annual pre-game homecoming lunch on the CPHB outdoor patio on Saturday, Oct. 16. Please register in advance to help us with planning. Published September 22, 2021

Beyer named researcher of the year

Alumna Kirsten Beyer (05MPH), a health geographer with the Medical College of Wisconsin, has been named "researcher of the year" by the Milwaukee Business Journal.  Published September 17, 2021

Q&A with CPH alumna, new Johnson County Public Health director Danielle Pettit-Majewski

Alumna Danielle Pettit-Majewski started her roles as directore of the Johnson County Public Health Department in August 2021. Read more about her background and goals for the department.  Published August 27, 2021

Alumna Michelle Niermann discusses challenges of pandemic, derecho

Five months into a global pandemic, Michelle Niermann (94MA), president and CEO of UnityPoint Health in Cedar Rapids, was hit with a second obstacle: a derecho. Niermann discusses how she helped navigate UnityPoint through a unique year. Published August 17, 2021