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EDWIN TREVATHAN 82M/MPH has been appointed executive vice president and provost of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He was dean of the College for Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University.


MARK KASHDAN 95MPH is chair of the Health Law Section for the State Bar of Georgia for 2014-2015. He is also a senior attorney for the CDC and lives in Decatur, Ga.


SHERENE CORA 00MPH is a commander in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and is currently working with the CDC, Division of Global HIV/AIDS in Botswana.

ALI KHAN 00MPH is dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.

CHRIS DUGGAR 02MPH is a senior public health adviser for the CDC and lives in Decatur, Ga.

JENNIFER C. SMITH 02MPH is a health services officer in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. She is currently stationed at the CDC in the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis Prevention Division.

GREGORY FOSHEIM 03MPH has joined McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP’s Atlanta office. He is in a class of eight new associate lawyers who have recently joined the firm.

DAVID BRAY 01C 04MPH 08G, visiting associate on cyber security and culture at the University of Oxford and chief information officer for the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, D.C., was named a 2015 USA Eisenhower Fellow.

MELISSA CREARY 00C 04MPH 15G received the 2014 Champion Award from the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.

WENDY SLAVIT 05MPH is a social scientist in the Center for Tobacco Products at the Food and Drug Administration in Washington, D.C.

BORN: Nicholas to MELISSA CHEUNG MILLER 04C 06MPH and Robert Jonathan Miller 05C, on Feb. 12, 2015.


EMILY LYNCH 07MPH is enrolled in the PhD program at Temple University’s Department of Geography and Urban Studies. She is concentrating on medical geography and the digital divide.

KATHERINE WARD 07MPH was elected to the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology Board of Directors. The three-year term began in January. She is an infection preventionist at Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston, S.C.

BORN: Gregory Robert to JILL BRAY LLOYD 02OX 09M/MPH and her husband, Justin Lloyd, on Dec. 12, 2013.

MARRIED: ERICA SCHULTZ 09MPH to Kenneth Sercy on Sept. 27, 2014, in Lexington, S.C. She also started working as a program coordinator in the cancer prevention and control program of the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina in Columbia.


MICHAEL DIRKS 10MPH is a senior account manager for the Water Research Foundation in Denver. He travels to Atlanta semi-annually for the job.

OLU KOLA-KOROLO 10MPH is a senior consultant at Pricewaterhouse Coopers.

CALLIE SIMON 10MPH was promoted to senior technical adviser in applied learning for the Technical Services Unit of Pathfinder International. She joined Pathfinder in 2010. She has provided technical support to several programs in West Africa, a new priority region for the organization. She will work closely with other technical advisers in the areas of contraception, maternal and newborn health, and HIV.

JESSICA RENO 11MPH is a mental health epidemiologist at the New Mexico Department of Health.

RYAN WOODSON 11MPH is the program manager in the integrative medicine, dental, and special clinical projects at Venice Family Clinic in Los Angeles.

CATHERINE BULKA 10C 12MPH is now enrolled in the EPI PhD program at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

DEBBIE COLLISON 14MPH is a nutrition research associate on the food and nutritional assistance project with fhi360, a nonprofit human development corporation in Washington, D.C.

JACQUELINE M. CUTTS 14MPH has received the Jay S. Drotman Memorial Award from the American Public Health Association. She is the founding president and CEO of Safe Mothers, Safe Babies.

ROICE FULTON 14MPH has accepted a consultancy with Gavi Vaccine Alliance in Geneva, Switzerland. She will work with the development group to support the 2016-2020 fundraising campaign.

DANIELLE GILLIARD 14MPH is a health educator of youth engagement at Mecklenburg County Health Department in Charlotte, N.C.

JENNIFER KLINE 12C 14MPH is a scientist/evaluation fellow with the CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in the Applied Research and Translation Branch.

KIMBERLY MANN 14MPH is an experienced associate at PwC Health Industries Advisory in Atlanta.

EMILIA MATTHEWS 14MPH is now a senior program coordinator with the research and evaluation team at Tufts University.


RITA M. VARGA 99MPH of Duluth, Ga., on Dec. 3, 2014, at age 65. Born in Philadelphia, she taught high school for 14 years in New Jersey, teaching biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. Later, she worked for CDC for 23 years, serving in Indianapolis, Fulton County, Ga., Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. She ended her career as a training supervisor in the Tuberculosis Elimination Division at CDC headquarters in Atlanta.

Survivors include her brother Michael, an aunt, three nephews, and one niece.

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