Class Notes

Keep up with your classmates from the College of Public Health. Submit your Class Note here and it will be included on our website and in InSight, our alumni magazine.

Mike Lightbody (15MPH)

is chief executive officer of Creative Living, a nonprofit organization that provides adapted housing and support services for people with physical disabilities in Columbus, Ohio.

Kimberly Kim (11MPH)

is prevention specialist at Bethany for Children and Families in Moline, Illinois.

Elly Steffen (01MPH, 01MHA)

is executive director of Surgery Center Cedar Rapids in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Brooke Zibell (21BS)

is water quality specialist II for the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in La Conner, Washington.

Leah Wentworth (16PhD)

is national director, research and evaluation at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in Altamont, New York.

Steve Corbeil (84MA)

Steve Corbeil (84MA) was named Chief Executive Officer of LucidHealth, a national leader in radiology services for 60 hospitals and over 200 care sites across the country.

Maryn (Torner) Kanter (09MPH)

is clinical faculty and current 2023-2024 fellow at UCSF Center for Health Equity in Surgery and Anesthesia in San Francisco, California.

Hailey Boudreau (20MPH)

is the screening and management section supervisor for the Bureau of Chronic, Congenital and Inherited Conditions with the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services in Des Moines, Iowa.

Bailey Rickels (21MPH)

is the adult injury prevention coordinator for the Level 1 Trauma Program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

Kaitlin Emrich (09MPH)

was named public health director at Black Hawk County Public Health in Waterloo, Iowa.

Kenni Sterns (19MPH)

is director of nursing at the Paul Rein Detention Facility with Wellpath in Broward County, Florida.

Brianne (Bri) Bakken (17MHA)

has received a promotion to health care administration associate professor at the University of Iowa College of Nursing in Iowa City, Iowa.

Hana Hinkle (09MPH)

was recognized by the de Beaumont Foundation as a 40 under 40 Public Health honoree for 2023 which recognizes and elevates leaders changing the face of public health in creative and innovative ways. Hinkle is currently assistant dean of rural health professions and director of the National Center for Rural Health Professions at University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford in Rockford, Illinois.

Kaley Wilkinson (05MHA)

is vice president of Enterprise Strategy, Marketing, and Corporate Development at WPS Health Solutions in Madison, Wisconsin.

Tasneem Ali (22BA)

is health equity program coordinator at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, Institute of Public Health Practice in Iowa City, Iowa.

Michelle Niermann (94MA)

is now chief operating officer, East Division for UnityPoint Health and will provide leadership to UnityPoint Health hospitals in Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, and Dubuque, Iowa, the Quad Cities, and Madison, Wisconsin.

Jim Skogsbergh (82MA)

has been named a co-recipient of the National Center for Healthcare Leadership's 2023 Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award. Skogsbergh is the CEO of Advocate Health.

Jennifer Bernstein (09MPH)

is managing corporate counsel, privacy and technology at Domino's in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Leslie McClure (97MS)

has been named dean of the College for Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University, effective November 15, 2023. McClure is currently associate dean for faculty affairs and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University.

Kelsey Feller (15MPH)

is chief of the Bureau of Data Sharing, Privacy and Open Records at the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services in Des Moines, Iowa.