We interviewed Bonnie Hanson, MHSA ’05, who works as the Chief Operating Officer at Dupont Hospital within the Lutheran Health Network in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In her interview, Bonnie shares her key responsibilities, why she says there is no such thing as luck, and the importance of the first 90 days at a new job. Read the interview here.
We interviewed Kathryn Zajac, BS’05, MHSA ’08, who works at The Advisory Board Company in Washington, DC as a Director and Dedicated Advisor/Consultant in its Crimson Practice Management. In her interview, Kathryn shares her path from her administrative residency to her current position, a typical day on the job, and thoughts on how to set yourself apart from others. Read the interview here.
We interviewed Megan Jacobs, MPH ’10, who works as a Project Manager at Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at the American Legacy Foundation in Washington, DC. In her interview, Megan shares a typical day on the job, the best career advice she has ever received, and why it may be a good idea for you to be on social media. Read the interview here.
We interviewed Jenny Ottenhoff, MPH ’09, who works as a Policy Outreach Associate, Global Health, at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC. In her interview, Jenny shares a typical day at the bi-partisan think tank, the path to her current position, and thoughts on how to network in your field of interest. Read the interview here.
We interviewed Lauren Korshak, BS’05, MS’08 who works as a Physiologist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, DC. In her interview, Lauren shares the key components of her job; her journey from choosing an undergraduate major to her current career; and some solid advice that has helped her to navigate her professional path. Read the interview here.
We interviewed Sneha Rangarao, MPH ’11 who works as a Research Consultant at The Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research at The Lewin Group in Falls Church, VA. In her interview, Sneha shares a typical day on the job, how she networked her way to positions, and her view on the value of mentors. Read the interview here.
We interviewed alumna Harmeet K. Singh, BS ’12 who works as Public Health Associate/Surveillance Officer at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention in Albany, GA. In her interview, Harmeet shares a typical day on the job, her application process for the CDC fellowship, and why she thinks making connections with others is key in your career. Read the interview here.
We interviewed alumnus Dale Furrow, MPH ’03 who works as an Industrial Hygienist and Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington DC. In his interview, Dale shares why there is “no such thing as a typical day” at his job, the path he took to get where he is, and why he believes it is important to love what you do. Read the interview here.
We interviewed alumna Erica Hayton, MPH ’08 who works as the Director of Benefits and Wellness, Human Resources at The George Washington University. In her interview, Erica shares her experiences in the health promotion field, a typical day on the job, and her thoughts on finding what makes one happy in a career. Read her interview here.
Meet Lizzy Belz, our SPHHS student guest blogger. In this post, Lizzy shares her reflections on last week’s event, How Do I Become A Public Health PR Professional?, featuring alumnus Steven Immergut, MPH ’95, Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.