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Alumni Notes


Sonia Berg, MPH ’84, has begun full-time service with Volunteers in Service to America, on assignment in southwestern Michigan.

Janice Berger, MPH ’82, MSW, is a senior public health analyst for the Federal Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Recently she was awarded the Administrator’s Special Citation for producing “Depression During and After Pregnancy.”

Bette Gebrian, PhD, MPH ’81, RN, received the Global Health Council Best Practice Award in May 2008 for her work in community-based primary health care in Haiti for the past 22 years. She also received the Gordon Wyon Award from the International Section of the APHA.

Uwe G. Goehlert, MD, MPH ’89, MBA, MSc, CM, FAAFP, FAEP, FACFEI, CHCQM, FAIHQ, former Bloomberg School Preventive Medicine Resident (1990), has expanded his consulting practice to include medical and legal ethics along with quality assurance and utilization review services.

Toby Gordon, ScD ’83, founder of Toby Gordon Advisory, a health care consulting practice, won a 2008 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award. Previously, she worked at Johns Hopkins Medicine, most recently as vice president for strategic planning and market research.

Tee Guidotti, MPH ’81, retired from his position as chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services and professor of occupational and environmental medicine.

Janet Hiller, PhD ’87, is a professor of public health at University of Adelaide (Australia) and directs a health technology assessment group, Adelaide Health Technology Assessment. She was recently awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council grant to investigate disinvestment from existing health care interventions.

Isabelle Horon, DrPH ’80, is currently serving a two-year term as president of the National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems.

Mark B. Johnson, MD, MPH ’85, is the new president of the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM). He follows fellow alumnus, Michael Parkinson, in this office, and he will be working with fellow alumna, Miriam Alexander, as the new president-elect.

Ping Ki, ScD ’82, has finished postdoctoral studies at the School of Medicine and currently works as a consultant in chemical and life sciences in the Hong Kong–South China region.

Alan Lyles, ScD ’86, MPH ’81, was elected in 2008 to be a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Lynn McQueen, DrPH, MPH ’89, MS, BN, was recently appointed Director of Scientific Collaborations for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Washington, D.C.).

Angela Mickalide, PhD ’85, CHES, was the recipient of the Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) “2008 SOPHE Trophy.” Residing in Kensington, Md., she is the Director of Education and Outreach at the Home Safety Council.

Larry Moulton, PhD ’87, professor in the Bloomberg School’s Department of International Health, recently published Cluster Randomised Trials, with Richard J. Hayes.

Sylvie Muldoon (née Steber), MHS ’80, is chief financial officer for Washington Regional Transplant Community, the federally designated organ and tissue donor agency for the Washington, D.C., region.

Susan Shochet-Abramson, MHS ’82, is director of the Center for Public Health Policy with the American Public Health Association in Washington, D.C.

Susan Strand, ScM ’83, is a technical adviser at the Ministry of Education, Department of English Language Instruction in Dakar, Senegal, a post funded by the English Language Fellowship Program of the U.S. Department of State.

Martha Teitelbaum, PhD ’86, MPH, has begun a consulting business after almost 16 years as a health researcher for the Children’s Defense Fund in Washington, D.C.

Linda Wagner, MPH ’83, director of Performance Improvement at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, assisted the Shands Healthcare System to earn recognition as a Florida Governor’s Sterling Award Recipient 2008.

Holly Wieland, MPH ’87, RN, currently works in the Office of Vaccines Research and Review at the Food and Drug Administration, mainly on bacterial vaccine submissions.

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