Mission Statement

The mission of the UMD School of Public Health Alumni Network is to promote and support the school, encourage academic and professional excellence and facilitate career development for both current students and graduates while fostering and strengthening a lasting relationship between the school and its alumni.

2018-2019 Alumni Network Officers

Alyssa Todaro Brooks, Ph.D. 2010-2015, Behavioral and Community Health
Scientific Program Specialist at National Institutes of Health
Adjunct Professor for Family Science and Public Health Science

VP, Marketing and Communications
Dena Gregory Fisher,  BA Kinesiology, 1997
Senior Communication Specialist at American Institutes for Research

VP, Professional Development
Amanda Hemmer, MHA in Health Services Administration, May 2015
2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar 

VP, Finance
Orin Howard, BS Family Studies, 1994
Director of Clinical Services for DC Public Schools
Owner of private practice for over 12 years
Adjunct Instructor for the University of Maryland at Baltimore for 11 years

VP, Big 10 Liaison and Service
Kristin Cipriani, MA Kinesiology, 2014; BA Kinesiology, 2009
Assistant Director, Public Health Science, UMD SPH

VP, Social Programs
Dee Strum, UMD (former School of Human Ecology): BS Family Management Community Development, 1974; MS Community Development, 1977
Trainer, Consultant, Curriculum Developer in Family and Community Development

VP, Educational Programming
Paul Levy, BS Community Health, 2013
Associate, Pew Charitable Trusts

Member at Large
Annette Lee, BS Public Health Science, 2017
Healthcare Program and Communications Specialist, Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care

Stay Connected with the UMD School of Public Health 

Join the Alumni Association!

We encourage all School of Public Health alumni to join the University of Maryland's Alumni Association or to update your record with the University of Maryland Alumni Association. Membership in the Alumni Association will enroll you automatically in the School's Alumni Association Chapter.

 Your membership:

  • helps support students through the Maryland Alumni Association Scholarship program
  • grants automatic access to the TerpNation Network, your online Maryland social community
  • grants access to the University Career Center's Alumni resources
  • is 100% tax-deductible
  • Ensures you get an invitation and information about all SPH events.