Alumni in the News

Nadia Laniado, EMPH '14 was recently selected as a Fellows Ambassador at the New York Academy of Medicine.

Marni Hall, MPH'05, M.Phil. '06, Ph.D. '07, was named the Senior Vice President of Research and Policy for PatientsLikeMe, charged with developing and directing the strategies and teams focused on expanding the role of real-world evidence in precision medicine, and in the research agendas of PatientsLikeMe and its customers. Read more.

Jennifer Calder, MPH '90, a veterinarian and epidemiologist from New York City, has been named the Health and Human Services Director for the city of Stamford, CT. Read more.

Clare Bradley MD, MPH '89, IPRO's Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, has been chosen President-Elect of the American Health Quality Association (AHQA), a Washington DC-area healthcare trade association. Read more.

Darrell K. Terry Sr., MPH '14 has been named president and CEO of Newark (N.J.) Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey. Read more.

Laura Forese, PS '87, MPH '95, has been has been named chairperson of the newly formed National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center Hospital Board. Dr. Forese is the executive vice chair and chief operating officer at NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the nation's top academic medical centers. Read more.

Paloma Izquierdo- Hernandez, MPH ‘93, president and CEO of Urban Health Plan, Inc. (UHP), was named a 2016 Geiger Gibson Distinguished Visitor at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health. Read more.

Steven Lazarus, MBA, MPH '04, was recently appointed Chief Financial Officer of Patient Home Monitoring. Read more.

Donna Lynne,  DrPH ‘03, and adjunct professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, was nominated by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to be the state’s next lieutenant governor. 

Nina Rothschild, MPH '92, DrPH '00 is taking a new position as a City Research Scientist III at the NYC Department of Health and Mentail Hygeine where she will focus on emergency preparedness and health and safety coordiantion in the Division of Disease Control.

James Gasperino, M.Phil '96, Ph.D '98, MPH '11 was recently named to the newly formed  Academic Leaders in Critical Care Medicine advisory Group. Read more.

Laura Miller, MPH '11, discusses her experiences coordinating the International Rescue Committee's response to the Ebola crises in Sierra Leone. Read more.

Stuart Sia, MPH'14, describes his role as a communications officer for International Medical Corps in Libera. Read more.

Erin Olivo, PhD, MPH'95, releases new book, "Wise Mind Living: Master Your Emotions, Transform Your Life."

Organized by Mailman School alumna Vivian Peng MPH’14, the Healthcare Innovation World Cup (HCIWC), is now accepting entries from entrepreneurs and innovators around the globe to award up to $19,500—and offer connections with industry leaders who can help make new ideas a reality. 

Oladje Williams, MD, MPH '04, co-founded Hip Hop Health, a campaign that utilizes hip hop to promote healthy eating habits for young people. Read the New York Times profile on his work.


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