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.
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.
We interviewed Joseph Castro, MPH ’13, Supervisory Sports Specialist / U.S. Army Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. In his interview, Castro discusses his work overseeing staff and a variety of fitness programming as director of the Kawamura Human Performance Center on Fort Belvoir, VA, and shares how his degree at Milken Institute SPH enhanced his career development. Read the interview.
We interviewed Corstella Henley, MPH ’09, Regional Minority Health Consultant, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health. In her interview, Corstella discusses her work on minority health issues in a specific region of the midwestern U.S., her activities as a public health student, and her advice on networking. Read the interview.
We interviewed Benjamin Takai, MPH ’09, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration for the District of Columbia Department of Health. In his interview, Benjamin discusses the variety of hats he wears as a public health worker in infectious disease prevention, his prior experience and career path to his current position, and advice for students and alumni who are interested in working in this field. Read the interview.
We interviewed Jeremy Drehmer, MPH ’08, Research Program Manager at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. In his interview, Jeremy describes the scope of his work, how he developed a passion for improving public health through science and advocacy, and why it’s important to pursue the truth when working in this field. Read the interview.
We interviewed Lauren Camp, MPH ’11, Senior Associate of Asia Partnerships for AmeriCares in Stamford, CT. In her interview, Lauren describes her work with this global health and disaster relief nonprofit organization, her career path in public health, and the importance of field experience. Read the interview.
We interviewed Gigi DeSouki, MHSA ’82, Founder/CEO of Wellness on Wheels in Los Angeles, CA. In her interview, Gigi discusses a typical work day, her career path in the public health field, and her reasons for obtaining an MPH at GW. Read the interview.
We interviewed Sara Miller Archie, MPH ’10, city research scientist at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in Queens, NY. In her interview, Sara discusses her work on a long-term cohort study of persons who were exposed to the World Trade Center disaster, shares her thoughts on the benefits of a life-long education, and offers advice on ways to prepare for a career in epidemiology. Read the interview.
We interviewed Alison Teitelbaum, MPH ’09, executive director of the National Center for Homeopathy in McLean, VA. In her interview, Alison describes her role as the leader of a small organization, her career path from post-college to today, and why she thinks an MPH degree is so valuable for those pursuing a career in the public health field. Read the interview.