Alumni Career Profile: Lori Moore-Merrell, MPH ’96, DrPH ’02

We interviewed Lori Moore-Merrell, MPH ’96, DrPH ’02, Assistant to the General President at the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), in Washington, DC. In her interview, Ms. Moore-Merrell describes her role as manager of the Technical Assistance and Information Resources (Research) Division of the IAFF and shares her experience as a member of the first group of students admitted into the DrPH program at GW. Read the interview.

Mentorship Opportunity with Current Students

The GW Health Policy Student Association invites alumni to volunteer to mentor current students through the Health Policy Mentorship Program, a year-long program matching health policy graduate students seeking their MPH in one-on-one relationships with leading health policy professionals. The mentor-mentee experience is a professional learning opportunity to help students channel their interests and career goals. Mentors with experience in health policy from a wide range of sectors, including government, non-profit, private, and academia, are encouraged to participate. Read more and submit your information. Please sign up by January 23.

Alumni Career Profile: Kaitlin Christenson, MPH ’05

We interviewed Kaitlin Christenson, MPH ’05, Strategy Advisor for the international nonprofit organization PATH in Washington, DC. In her interview, Christenson discusses her current role as strategy advisor and previous work with PATH, which began with an internship in their Kenya country office. She shares her thoughts on the importance of networking and being open to unexpected opportunities. Read the interview.

GWebinar: How to Manage Work and Live Stress Free

On Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 12 – 1pm EST (Online), GW alumnus and Executive Coach, David Groemping, ESIA BA ’06 will present the GWebinar, How to Manage Work and Live Stress Free. This webinar will provide valuable tools and practices so you can begin the path to become stress-free, design your life, and produce unprecedented results. Read more and register for the webinar.

Alumni Career Profile: Jana Baldwin, MPH ’10

We interviewed Jana Baldwin, MPH ’10, Digital Engagement Specialist at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In her interview, Baldwin describes her work as the digital engagement specialist for the Ready campaign, which is FEMA and the Ad Council’s national emergency preparedness campaign, and shares career advice. Read the interview.

Alumni Career Profile: Laura Rabb, MPH ’04

We interviewed Laura Rabb, MPH ’04, Managing Member, Owings Public Health Consulting, LLC in Pompano Beach, FL. Rabb is also a retired US Public Health Service Officer. In her interview, Rabb describes her work as a self-employed public health consultant with the cruise industry, her career path, and why she decided to pursue an MPH 15 years into her public health career. Read the interview.

Speed Network with Fellow Colonials

Alumni and graduate students are invited to “Capitalize on Your Colonial Connections,” an evening of speed networking and dessert with fellow Colonials on Thursday, November 13 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the GW Marvin Center. The event will provide effective networking tips and an opportunity to speed network. Register here.