Alumni Career Profile: Sophia Raff Newcomer, MPH ’07

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.

EVENT: How Do I Become A Public Health PR Professional?

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
Alumni House
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.
Register Now: http://go.gwu.edu/howdoibecomea

Alumni Career Profile: Mitch Scoggins, MPH ’03

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.

Learn About Alumni Career Paths on LinkedIn

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

Jan 29: SPHHS Alumni Career Presentations, Panel and Networking Event

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