Selected Alumni in Public Health

    Sabreen Alikhan (B.A. Anth 2008) is a Program Associate at Social Impact, evaluating USAID projects in several countries. Her most recent work has been on water availability in Jordan.
    Kristopher Ansin (B.S. Bio Anth 2007) is director of Mali Health, promoting health education and prevention and increasing access to health care in Mali. Kris holds an M.P.H. from the Tulane School of Medicine and is pursuing an M.B.A. at Yale. 
    Julia C. Bell (B.A. Anth 2008) got an M.P.H. from Emory University in 2015. She was a researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention before moving to Deloitte.
    Aviva Berman (B.A. Anth & Judaic Studies 2008) is a manager in the Dept. of Population Health at Maimonides Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY). She received an M.P.H. from Columbia University in 2013.
    Carla Blauvelt (M.A. Anth-ID 2009) is Country Director for VillageReach Malawi. She previously was the Country Representative for the Carter Center in South Sudan, where the Center led a Guinea Worm Eradication Program and Trichoma Control Program.
    Sylviane Boddy (M.A. Med Anth 2015) is a Project Manager at, a non-profit that promotes organ donation.
    Maeve Conlin (B.S. Bio Anth 2010) is a Senior Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research Associate at Management Sciences for Health (Arlington, VA).
    Edward C. Green (B.A. Anth 1967) is president of the New Paradigm Fund, which supports projects in AIDS prevention, addiction recovery, and related issues. Ted got a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Catholic University and embarked on a long career in applied medical anthropology. His latest book is AIDS, Behavior, and Culture: Understanding Evidence-Based Prevention (2011).
    Kimberly [Cotterman] Hawley (M.A. Anth-ID 2009) is a public health analyst at the Health Resources and Services Administration in Washington, DC.
    Alejandra Hurtado de Mendoza (M.A. Anth-ID 2008) is a researcher at the Center for Trauma and the Community at Georgetown University. Her specialties are Latino mental health and disparities in physical and mental health.
    Laura Kallus (M.A. Anth-Devel 1999) is Executive Director of the Caridad Center, a large free health clinic in Boynton Beach, FL.
    Tom Kiely (B.A. Anth 2009) is a bilingual Medical Case Manager at the Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative (GALAEI) in Philadelphia, PA.
    Robin Kuprewicz (M.A. Med Anth 2016) is a Research Project Administrator at GW’s Milken School of Public Health, directing a trial of progressively reduced nicotine cigarettes.
    Alison Maassen (B.A. Intl Aff & Anth 2009) is Program Officer, International Association of Immunization Managers Secretariat at the Sabin Vaccine Institute. She is working towards a M.Sc. in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Earlier, she was a field assistant on a Stanford-based research project in San José del Guaviare, Colombia, studying malaria transmission.
    Alison Newman (B.A. Anth 2004) is a Senior Health Education Specialist at Humboldt County Health Dept. in Arcata, CA. She has an M.P.H. (2008) from Oregon State University.
    Peter Matos (B.A. Anth & B.S. Biology 1995) President, Chief Medical Officer, and Co-Founder of Traekos Health, LLC, in Bettendorf, IA.  He has an M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins and a D.O. degree from Midwestern University.
    Kate [McGinniss] Pilote (B.A. Intl Aff & Anth 2007) is Epidemiology Field Assignee at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in New Jersey. She holds an M.P.H. from the University of South Florida.
    Shannon Reed (B.A. Anth 2009) is a Community Recovery and Resiliency Specialist at the American Red Cross in Oklahoma City. She helps oversee disaster preparation and relief programs across Oklahoma.
    Stephanie Sears (B.A. Anth 2008) is a Bilingual Social Services Counselor at West Side Campaign Against Hunger in New York City.
    Marianne [Hedrick] Weant (M.A. Anth-ID 2005) is Director of Health Programs for the North Carolina Parent Teacher Association. She holds an M.S. in Public Health from UNC-Charlotte.

Last updated May 8, 2017