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HANI ATRASH 85MPH is director of the division of Healthy Start and Perinatal Services in the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

MICHAEL UGWUEKE 86MPH has been named president and CEO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis, Tenn. He had already served a year as executive vice president and COO. With 11,000 associates, Methodist is the second largest private employer in Memphis.


MICHAEL LISCHKE 90C 92MPH has been invited to serve on the North Carolina Institute of Medicine Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. The goal of the task force is to develop a state action plan for policy makers, funders, and stakeholders focused on Alzheimer’s disease prevention and treatment in North Carolina.

LISA CARLSON 93MPH is associate director of management and operations, CHAMPS Network, at Emory’s Global Health Institute. The CHAMPS Network is a new international program funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that seeks to impact the causes of childhood mortality in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Carlson will provide administrative leadership to ensure its rapid start-up and implementation.

THOMAS PROL 89OX 91C 97MPH is president-elect of the New Jersey State Bar Association.

JOHANNA HINMAN 98MPH is president of the Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA). She has been an active member of GPHA since 1997 and has held numerous leadership positions. GPHA advocates for conditions in which all people and communities can be healthy and assures that a continuous voice broadly represents public health in Georgia.

ISAM VAID 93OX 95C 99MPH was honored with the 2015 Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe Keeping the Faith Award by Emory’s LGBT Office at the 23rd Annual Pride Awards. Recipients are students, alumni, organizations, and faculty members who represent the Office of LGBT Life’s mission of creating an affirming and just campus environment.


CHRISTINA SIGMON AMELL 01MPH is a consultant with MedAssets in North Carolina. She lives in Morganton, N.C.

MARRIED: LAURA LAMBERT 01MPH to Tarun Bhatnagar. The couple welcomed a baby in June 2014.

LISA ANGUS 02MPH received the Australian-American Health Policy Fellowship from the Commonwealth Fund to study integrated systems of care in Australia. She and her partner, KARI GREENE 02MPH, start their new adventure in September.

BECKY SMULLIN DAWSON 02MPH was selected in NerdScholar’s second annual “40 under 40: Professors Who Inspire.” Selections were based on the professors’ ability to captivate and engage students, outstanding involvement on campus and in the community, and overwhelming passion for their subject matter.

JULIE HUTCHINGS MAYO 01C 02MPH is an energy transaction lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright in Houston, Texas. She focuses on the development, financing, acquisition, and disposition of the company’s energy and infrastructure projects.

TOLTON PACE 00C 02MPH was a contestant on “Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?” last May and won $25,000. Each contestant receives 11 increasingly difficult questions pulled from 4th or 5th grade textbooks.

DEMIA SUNDRA WRIGHT 02MPH moved to North Carolina to work as a public health educator for the Worker Training Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, in Research Triangle Park, N.C. She had worked for the CDC in Atlanta for 13 years. Wright and her family live in Chapel Hill.

SHANIECE CRISS 04MPH was selected as a student commencement speaker for the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she graduated with a doctor of science degree from the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Criss was awarded funding from the National Cancer Institute, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, and the National Institutes of Health.

DANIEL MACKIE 04MPH is a state epidemiologist at the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health.

DANIEL ABBOTT 05MPH is deputy chief of party at Save the Children, USAID, in Washington, D.C.

LAURA LAYNE 05N 06MN 06MPH is deputy chief nurse at the Georgia Department of Public Health.

REBECCA ABELA 07MPH is a strategy implementation manager at the University of Chicago.

KATHERINE KAHN 07MPH is a contract epidemiologist for Leidos at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

MARRIED: KELLY ROOK 08MPH to Michael Wolfensperger on May 30, 2015 in Highlands, N.C. The couple will live in Atlanta.

DAN WANG 09B 09MPH was promoted to WW director of clinical research, which is a corporate permanent position based in the headquarters of Becton, Dickinson and Company in Franklin Lakes, N.J.


BORN: A son, Riddick Baynes, to LESLIE HOLMES MARSHBURN 10B 10MPH and her husband, Jesse Marshburn, on March 17, 2015.

JONATHAN SCHULTZ 11MPH earned his MD from the University of Iowa last May. He has started a combined internal medicine/pediatrics residency at the University of Colorado Denver.

DIANNE ALEXIS 12MPH earned a juris masters from Emory in December 2014.

ERIN JOHNSON 14MPH is a research associate for the American Institutes for Research in Washington, D.C.

MARRIED: LEIGH TYNDALL 14MPH to Dr. Samuel Snow on October 4, 2014. She is a CDC/CSTE applied epidemiology fellow at the Michigan Department of Community Health in Lansing.

ANA MARIA VISOIU-KNAPP 14MPH is an enhanced HIV partner services coordinator at the Hawaii Department of Health in Honolulu.

MARIAN CREASY 15MPH is an analyst at Abt Associates, Inc. in Columbia, Md.

RUTH GEIGER 11OX 13C 15MPH joined Emory’s Oxford campus last May as a farm apprentice. She assists farmer/educator Daniel Parson in all aspects of the farm’s operations, including fieldwork, interacting with student workers, and marketing.

BRANDON GOMES 15MPH is a public health analyst at the CDC.

KATHERINE JOHN 15MPH is anOrise Fellow DHDSP at the CDC. She lives in Decatur, Ga.

DANNI LIU 15MPH is a biostatistician at Jaeb Center for Health Research in Tampa, Fla.

KINSEY ELISE McMURTRY 11OX 13C 15MPH is the health promotion coordinator for Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale Counties Health Department.


ZUBIN R. KHAN 97B 97MPH, formerly of New Rochelle, N.Y., on Dec. 20, 2014.

JAMES FRANKLIN MOORHEAD 98MPH, formerly of Atlanta, on Sept. 6, 2012, at 62.

EMILY BAUER ROBERTS 96C 08MPH of Tustin, Calif., on April 2, 2015. She loved travel and adventure and spent six months in Chile as a young woman. In college, she worked with AIDS orphans in Africa for a semester. In 2013-2014, she and her husband Todd and three sons relocated to India, where she worked at the American Embassy in New Delhi. During that time, they visited many countries, including Sri Lanka, Qatar, Thailand, Israel, and Turkey. Survivors include her husband, their sons, Hunter, Aaron, and William, her parents, two sisters, six nieces, and one nephew.

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