Public Health Alumni News and Updates

Catch up on the latest news and updates from public health alumni! And share your news or update with fellow alumni, students, faculty and others at the College of Public Health and Ohio State if you have recently changed jobs, earned a promotion, made a difference in your community or work, gotten married, received an award, had a child, etc.

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Ms. Tamira Moon, N/A, MPH '04

Tamira was named by the Atlanta Business Chronicle 40 Under 40 as a young leader who is are making an impact in the Metro Atlanta area. She is among the forty young movers and shakers who have scaled the ranks, are making a mark in their industries and leading in their communities. She was recognized for her career accomplishments in addressing the second leading cause of death as the Program Director for Georgia’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Program and her community involvement as the Founder/President of To the Moon & Back Foundation, Inc. that uplifts the mission to "pay it forward today to make a better tomorrow!"

Dr. Courtney Lynch, MPH '99

Courtney serves as the president of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research and an associate editor for the Journal of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.

Mr. Alexander Sandberg, MHA '15

Alexander moved from Chicago, IL to Dallas, TX to begin a new job with HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. as a Physician Compensation Valuation Analyst.

Adrienne Shinn, MPH '06

Adrienne was recently hired as the Marketing Director for the Neurological Institute at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in June 2018. She received her MPH from the College of Public Health in June 2006. She noted that she constantly leverages the knowledge and unique perspectives she gained in the Program for Experienced Professionals to market and communicate Ohio State Medical Center programs and services to patients to help improve outcomes.

Nichole Hodges, PhD, MPH, MCHES, PhD '16, MPH '05

In August 2018, Nichole Hodges, PhD, MPH received a student loan repayment award for pediatric research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The NIH Loan Repayment Program was established by Congress and designed to recruit and retain highly qualified professionals into biomedical or biobehavioral research careers. The awards repay up to $35,000/year in student loan debt for qualified individuals. More information about the program can be found here:​. Applications are due annually on November 15th.