We interviewed alumna Sophia Raff Newcomer, MPH ’07 who works as a Biostatistician at Kaiser Permanente Colorado Institute for Health Research in Denver, Colorado. In her interview, Sophia shares her typical day on the job and discusses the importance of leaving graduate school with some tools in your “public health toolbox.” Read the interview here.
How Do I Become A Public Health PR Professional?
Featuring alumnus Steven Immergut, Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs,
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
6:30 – 8:30pm
1918 F Street, NW
Innovation. Globalization. Food Safety. Regulatory Science. These are just a few of the initiatives of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Steven Immergut, MPH ’95, will speak to students and alumni about his career working as the Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. If you are interested in a career in Public Health, Medicine, or Communications and Public Affairs; or are just interested in hearing Mr. Immergut’s advice and GW experience, this is the event for you!
Light appetizers will be available beginning at 6pm. Space is limited.
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We interviewed alumnus Mitch Scoggins, MPH ’03 who works as Program Manager- Immunizations at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare in Boise, Idaho. In his interview, Mitch shares his journey from studying Global Health Policy to working internationally in Madagascar to his current domestic role. Read the interview here.
LinkedIn is a great research tool. That’s right: it is not just for networking, but also for researching. One way to use LinkedIn as a research tool is to explore the career paths of SPHHS alumni. Sound difficult? It’s not. In fact, LinkedIn has a handy tool that makes it very simple. Keep reading to learn more about this tool Continue reading
We interviewed alumna Christina L. Benjamin, MPH ’07 who works as the Special Liaison to the Office of Head Start, ZERO TO THREE in Washington, DC. In her interview, Christina discusses her path from ASPH Public Health Fellow at HRSA to her current role at ZERO TO THREE. Read the interview here.
We interviewed alumna Michelle Glaser, MPH ’08 who is working as an Epidemiologist at the New York City Fire Department. In her interview, Michelle explains how she transitioned from SPHHS graduate to CSTE fellowship to the FDNY. Read the interview here.
We interviewed alumna Brandi Hight, MPH ’09 who currently works as a Senior Communications Specialist at Abt Associates in Bethesda, MD. In her interview, Brandi shares how she transitioned from journalist to her current role and why she feels it is important to stay “open” when navigating your career. Read the interview here.
Mark your calendar! Join us for presentations and a career panel discussion with GW School of Public Health and Health Services alumni at Driven: How Evidence and Passion Power Public Health, presented by Delta Omega. The event takes place on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 in the Marvin Center Room 307 from 6:30-8:00pm. SPHHS students and alumni are invited to attend, and advanced registration is requested. A networking reception with light hors d’oeuvres will immediately follow. Continue reading
We interviewed alumnus Jonathan Dreyer, MHSA ’96 who is now President at Health IT Strategic Partners in Lititz, Pennsylvania. In his interview, he shares the career path that led him to his current consultant role and offers professional advice from his experience. Read the interview here.