Christine Thinn is a Master of Public Health student in Public Health Practice and Policy and a Graduate Assistant for the Public Health Science bachelor of science program. She also edits the Public Health Connection newsletter for the Universities at Shady Grove, the campus where the MPH in...Read more
Maria Costigan
Maria graduated from Simmons College in Boston, MA in 2012 with a BA in Political Science and Communications. She has spent the past three years working in the US House of Representatives where she continues to learn the legislative process. Maria is joining the MPH in Public Health Practice and...Read more
Pooja Doshi
Pooja Doshi graduated from the University of Maryland College Park in May of 2013 with a Bachelor's of Science in Neurobiology and Physiology. She then attended Georgetown University and obtained her opthalmic physician assistant certification to futher her passion for work in eye care. After...Read more
Ruthanne Salsbury is a student in the Master's in Public Health, Public Health Practice and Policy program. As a benefit of this online program, Ruthanne is able to continue working full time while she completes her degree. In addition to her regular position, she is completing an internship at her...Read more
Zena Alhija
Zena Alhija graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a degree in health administration and policy with a minor in psychology and sociology. After graduation, she worked at Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine in the Chronic Disease Informatics Program...Read more
Amanda Hemmer
Amanda graduated with her Master's in Health Services Administration in Spring 2015 and is a 2015-6 Fulbright Fellow studying "Hospital Finance and Health System Reform in the Capital Region of Denmark." In one sentence, what is public health to you? Public health is the intersection between the...Read more
Jennifer's interest in public health stems from her desire to help vulnerable populations, and her doctoral research focused on Hispanic communities with low English proficiency and their experiences with obtaining healthcare. She currently works for the National Institutes of Health Office of...Read more