Sara Sisselman
Sara Sisselman '17 is using the skills she learned in the Masters of Health Administration program each day as she navigates the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic as the manager for two primary care offices and an urgent care unit for Virginia Hospital Center. She oversees all day to day...Read more
Alumni Profile: Jonathan McKinney (MPH, Public Health Practice and Policy '17)
"I chose Maryland for its reputation and for the flexibility of the online MPH program. The University of Maryland is close to the action in D.C., so it was a great choice for me since I am interested in health policy. The affordability of the program was also attractive!” How did the MPH program...Read more
Student Deanna Barath
Deanna Barath came to the University of Maryland School of Public Health's doctoral program in health services administration in the fall of 2016. In September 2017, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced she is one of 40 students who were awarded $120,000 over four years through the foundation's...Read more
Christine Thinn was 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 edited the Public Health Connection newsletter for the Universities at Shady Grove, the campus where the MPH in Public...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 graduated with a Master's in Public Health, Public Health Practice and Policy program. As a benefit of this online program, Ruthanne was able to continue working full time while she completed her degree. In addition to her regular position, she completed 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