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Alumni Spotlight

2020 PHHP Outstanding Alumni Awards

Congratulations to Frank Bandiera, PhD, MPH (’07), for being recognized as one of the 13 recipients of the College of Public Health & Health Professions’ Outstanding Alumni Awards. Dr. Bandiera is an epidemiologist whose research has focused on tobacco use among special and vulnerable populations, especially ethnic minorities, people with…

Alum Michael Prietula Awarded Joint Appointment

Michael Prietula, PhD, MPH Dr. Michael J. Prietula, MPH ’14, is a professor at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. He has been awarded a joint appointment with the Hubert Department of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health. In addition, Dr. Prietula recently coauthored an article entitled, “Using…

MPH Alumna Johanzynn Gatewood Publishes Article on Social Media Strategies

Johanzynn Gatewood, an MPH graduate of the College of Public Health, recently published the article "Social Media in Public Health: Strategies to Distill, Package, and Disseminate Public Health Research" in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Learn more about her journey in the MPH program and her flourishing career as a Health Communications Specialist. The article can be read in its entirety here.

Cleon Hendricks – Alumni Spotlight

Dr. Cleon Hendricks, UF Online MPH alumni, recently had his special project for the MPH program published in the Summer 2019 Kentucky Veterinary News newsletter.

MPH Graduate on Wheel of Fortune

Joseph Gallant, a 2016 graduate of the MPH in Epidemiology program, recently had the opportunity to appear on the game show Wheel of Fortune. Joseph says that he has watched Wheel of Fortune since elementary school and always dreamed of being a contestant. “Wheel of Fortune has a big,…

MPH Graduate Receives CDC Public Health Fellowship

Summer Slaughter, a Spring 2017 SBS MPH graduate, has begun a two-year public health fellowship through the CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support. This competitive experience is designed to build a recent graduate’s skill set within public health. Slaughter will be a part of the Forsyth County Department…