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2000's

  • Elizabeth Arend

    Elizabeth Arend recently moved back to the United States after four years of working abroad. She now works for Gender Action in Washington DC, analyzing African Development Bank and World Bank projects on reproductive health and HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Esther Johnston

    Esther Johnston is currently an MD Candidate for 2011.

  • Hinrichs James

    James Hinrichs has been named chief medical officer/executive director of medical affairs for SSM St. Joseph Health Center-Wentzville and SSM St. Joseph Medical Park.

    He has been on staff at SSM St. Joseph Health Center since 1982 and has served in many capacities. He is a past chief of staff of SSM St. Joseph Health Center, a past medical director at SSM St. Joseph Hospital West, and has held several management positions at SSM DePaul Health Center.

  • Stephen Haering

    Stephen A. Haering has been named Alexandria, Virginia's new health director. His appointment by the Virginia Department of Health was effective July 31, 2010.

    Haering had served as health director for the Lord Fairfax Health District, which includes Winchester and the surrounding area, since 2008.

    He has lived in California, Florida and elsewhere doing internships and working in private practice. He completed a preventive medicine residency at Johns Hopkins, after which he was selected as chief resident for the preventive medicine residency at Johns Hopkins.

  • Kyden Creekpaum

    After graduation, Kyden Creekpaum started work in the Washington, D.C. office of Hughes, Hubbard and Reed. He was quickly transfered to the New York office for three months, and then to the Paris office. He is doing anti-corruption internal investigations, all related to bribery in international business. While most of his work involves oil and gas companies, there is a health tie-in regarding pharmaceutical companies.

    He is currently writing a book chapter on the FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) and its special application to international Pharma and medical device companies.

  • Harley Feldbaum

    Harley Feldbaum was selected as a 2010-11 White House Fellow. Selection is highly competitive and based on a record o early career professional achievement, evidence of leadership potential, a proven commitment to public service, and the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute successfully at the highest levels of the Federal government.

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    Beatriz Tapia
    MPH ’05, MD

    Beatriz Tapia was recently accepted into the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute (EPHLI) VI cohort (2010-11).

  • Elizabeth Arend

    Elizabeth Arend recently began a new job as the Associate Director of Research for Partners in Health in Rwinkwavu, Rwanda.

  • Eileen Hederman

    Eileen Hederman married Corey Witherspoon on September 19, 2009 in Fairfax, VA.

  • David Windt

    David Windt produced a documentary film about a malaria prevention project that won nine film awards including a CINE Golden Eagle. Access to Survival, which describes the USAID-funded NetMark project, can be viewed at link

  • Xiaoxing He
    MPH ’01, MD

    Xiaoxing He is an assistant professor in health sciences at Cleveland State University.

    He received a Teaching Enhancement Award from the University's Center for Teaching Excellence for a STATA analytical project to develop health sciences graduate students.

  • Matthew Kelley

    Matthew Kelly is a health and human services program analyst for the Office of the City Administrator, Executive Office of the Mayor, Washington D.C.

  • Christina Khaokham
    MPH ’08, MSN

    Christina B. Khaokham was appointed to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Epidemic Intelligence Service.

    She is the fourth nurse graduate of the National Institutes for Occupational Safety and Health Educational Research Center’s Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing Program.

  • Julie Cook
    MPH ’07, MSN

    Julie Cook is a public health nurse and nurse psychotherapist with the Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) team at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

    Previously, Cook was on the clinical faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing for undergraduate nursing students in public health nursing. She also worked with NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore (National Alliance for Mental Illness) in program coordination, and with Arlington County (Virginia) Department of Behavioral Health.

  • Nitish Dogra

    Nitish Dogra served as a temporary adviser to the WHO Regional Director for Southeast Asia in connection with a meeting on Chikungunya Fever held in India last September.

  • Kelly Sarti Wroblewski

    Kelly Sarti Wroblewski got married at the end of 2007 and started work as a public health program manager for a non-profit in Washington, D.C.

  • Rich Dressler

    Rich Dressler and his family have moved from Baltimore to Maale Adumim, Israel. He will start serving as a medical officer in the Israel Defense Forces in November, 2008.

  • Awori Hayanga

    Awori Hayanga was named a 2008 World Health Organization Patient Safety Scholar and was also selected as a 2008 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Fellow and Senior Medical Adviser to the Deputy Secretary in Washington, D.C. In addition, he was awarded the 2008 American Medical Association Leadership in Medicine Award and the 2007 American College of Surgeons Resident Leadership Award.

  • Winston De La Haye

    Winston De La Haye is the Chairman of the Academic Committee for a new Online Certificate in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment, offered through the Fourth (Virtual) Campus of The University of the West Indies. The certificate commenced in September 2007. link

  • Parul Divya Parikh

    Parul Divya Parikh was selected by the PIAA to serve as the new Director of Loss Prevention and Research.

  • Jennifer Mark

    Jennifer Mark has completed 2 years of research with the CDC Division of STD prevention in International Activities.

  • Veronica Barcelona de Mendoza
    MPH ’01, MSN

    Veronica Barcelona de Mendoza and Martin have moved to New Orleans. She has recently taken a job as a faculty instructor of community health nursing at LSU School of Nursing. She is enjoying New Orleans with her two children, Sofia (3) and Marco (10 months).

  • John Tyburski
    MPH ’05, PhD

    John Tyburski's recent paper entitled "Radiation Metabolomics. 1. Identification of Minimally Invasive Urine Biomarkers for Gamma-Radiation Exposure in Mice" (Radiation Research. 2008 Jul;170(1):1-14) was selected as Paper of the Month by the journal editors. He is lead author on this paper.

  • Jieun Lee

    Jieun Lee is in her senior year at Temple University School of Dentistry.

  • Dae Hyun Kim
    MPH ’05, MD

    Dae Hyun Kim received a Young Investigator Award at the American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke meeting in May 2007. He received 1st prize at the research abstract competition of the American College of Physicians Southeast Pennsylvania regional meeting in October 2007. He was selected as a winner at the Associate Research Competition in Internal Medicine in May 2008. He also received the Kowlessar Award for Excellence in General Medicine at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA in June 2008.

  • Vikrum Vishnubhakta

    Vikrum Vishnubhakta recently started as a Health Intelligence Consultant for APS Healthcare, a behavioral health care consultancy. He was previously conducting independent research at Harvard University.

  • Elizabeth Yi
    MPH ’08, MBA

    Elizabeth Yi is currently the Clinical Research Site Manager at the Children's Hospital of Orange County, the largest community children's hospital in Orange County, California. She oversees and manages all aspects of industry-sponsored clinical research activities.

  • Vijay Singh
    MPH ’03, MD

    Vijay Singh is in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. He works as a family medicine physician, teaches social work and medical students, and conducts research in domestic violence prevention.

  • Dhrubajyoti Bhattacharya

    Dhrubajyoti Bhattacharya recently joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Health Law and Policy in the Department of Medical Humanities.

  • Michael Freitag
    MPH ’04, MD

    Michael Freitag has been the Deputy Director of the Dept. of General Practice and Family Medicine at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany since June 2008

  • Sally McCormack
    MPH ’05, DPT

    Sally McCormack received her doctorate in physical therapy in May. She also was promoted to Clinical Assistant Professor and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education in the physical therapy program at the University of New England in Portland, Maine.

  • Alicen Burns Spaulding

    Alicen Burns Spaulding is currently pursuing a PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and continues to focus her research on HIV/AIDS in Latin America. She would like to encourage her classmates to contact me if they, too, are interested in this area of research or happen to be stopping by Minneapolis!

  • Jacqueline Francis

    Jacqueline Francis is currently working as a Medical Officer with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in device evaluation and post-market safety. She is also practicing pediatrics at Kids Mobile Clinic with Georgetown Medical Center and the baby nursery at Sibley Hospital.

  • Mohamed Atta
    MPH ’05, MD

    Mohamed Atta was promoted to Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in July 2008.

  • Abdourahmane Diallo
    MPH ’01, MD

    Abdourahman Diallo recently moved to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, as Country Director for the PEPFAR funded project - SCMS (Supply Chain Management Systems) managed by John Snow Inc. After working with John Snow, Inc. He had previously worked in JSI's Arlington office for five years. The project procures HIV/AIDS commodities (ARV drugs, HIV test kits and other Lab reagents, OI drugs, etc.) and provides technical assistance in strengthening the in-country management of those commodities.

  • Shaun Morris
    MPH ’06, MD

    Shaun Morris has been awarded a Fellowship of the Pediatric Scientist Development Program. He will be conducting population-based research on vaccine preventable pediatric infectious diseases under the supervision of Dr. Prabhat Jha. His research is part of the Million Death Study in India, one of the largest cohort studies ever conducted.