College of Public Health Graduate Student Association

The College of Public Health Graduate Student Association at the University of Iowa was established to expand opportunities in professional development and outreach, discuss student issues, and create a greater sense of community for all students in the College of Public Health.

Aims and Functions

  • Develop a sense of community among all graduate students in the College of Public Health
  • Coordinate communication among student organizations in the College of Public Health
  • Expand opportunities for student professional development
  • Facilitate student dialogue with local, state, and national organizations

Membership

Membership is open to all students enrolled in a CPH graduate degree program. Contact an officer for more information. Meetings are held twice a month, and meeting minutes are available.

CPHGSA Board (2020-2021)

President: Monica Ahrens

An image of Monica Ahrens at the College of Public Health

 

Monica Ahrens is a fifth year Biostatistics PhD Student. She has a BS in mathematics from the University of Iowa. She is currently working on developing methods for Survival Data Analysis in addition to teaching Introduction to Biostatistics. This is Monica’s third year as a member or CPHGSA, and she is looking forward to continuing her service to the student body again.

 

 

Vice President: Austin Wu

A portrait of Austin Wu of the Master of Public Health program at the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

 

Austin Wu is a second-year MPH in Policy student here at the College of Public Health. In addition to his academic activities, he also serves as an at-large commissioner on the Iowa City Historic Preservation Commission. In his free time, he enjoys folk music, bicycling, and breakfast food.

 

 

 

Vice President: Anna Correa

College of Public Health Student Anna Correa

 

Anna Correa is an Undergrad to Grad student in the Community and Behavioral Health MPH program. Anna serves as the President of Iowa Agni (a South Asian a capella group on campus), a student representative on the University Lecture Committee, and a voting ambassador with Hawk the Vote. She enjoys cooking, people, and KenKen puzzles.

 

Vice President: Leighton Hill

A portrait of Leighton Hill of the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

 

Leighton Hill is a second-year MPH in Epidemiology student in the College of Public Health. She is looking forward to serving on CPHGSA and helping to connect students across departments. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, spending time outdoors, and listening to music.

 

 

 

Treasurer: Eldon Sorensen

Portrait of Eldon Sorensen of the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Iowa College of Public Health

 

Eldon Sorensen is a second-year MS student in Biostatistics here at the College of Public Health.  He is new to student government but is looking forward to working with everyone. In his free time, he enjoys running and playing video games and card games.

 

 

 

Communications/Web master: Nick D’Antonio

A portrait of Nicholas D'Antonio of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

 

Nick D’Antonio is a second year MS student in Industrial Hygiene under the department of Occupational Environmental Health. I’m looking forward to the school year and hope we can improve student life where possible. In his free time, he enjoy playing sports, reading, and fishing.

CPHGSA Representatives (2020-2021)

Biostatistics: Elliot Burghardt

Biostatistics: Monica Ahrens

Community and Behavioral Health: Anna Correa

Epidemiology: Leighton Hill

Health Management and Policy: Austin Wu

Occupational and Environmental Health: Nick D’Antonio

 

Meeting Minutes (2019-2020)

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