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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Catherine Baumgardner, MHA '86

Catherine Baumgardner

Catherine recently became chair of The Ohio State University Alumni Association Board of Directors. She is currently a faculty member at Penn State and president of Catherine Baumgardner & Associates, a consulting practice for organization and leadership development and executive coaching.

Read more from the SP2020 Ohio State Alumni Magazine in "Q&A with alumni board chair Catherine Baumgardner".

Lucy Ramos, MPH '17

Lucy Ramos

Lucy Ramos recently joined Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio to serve as Director of Donor Communications and Marketing. Lucy earned her MPH to gain deeper knowledge in social justice and policy as it relates to health and health care. While at CPH Lucy gained reproductive health experience working with Dr. Alison Norris. She partnered with clinicians at an Ohio State-supported hospital in rural Malawi to develop a maternal and neonatal mortality surveillance system for the hospital's catchment area. In her new role, Lucy will combine her professional experience and the knowledge she developed at CPH. She joins Planned Parenthood at a critical time, as access to Title X funding is intercepted by public policy.

Dr. Courtney Dewart, PhD '19

Courtney Dewart

Courtney will begin a two-year postdoctoral fellowship with the CDC in July, serving as an officer in the agency's Epidemic Intelligence Service. As a field officer assigned to the Ohio Department of Health, she looks forward to remaining close to the CPH community.

Dajzsa McDaniel, BSPH '16

Dajzsa McDaniel

Dajzsa McDaniel is completing her Administrative Fellowship at Columbia University Irving Medical Center at the end of June 2019. She then will be transitioning into a Lead Project Manager role supporting the medical center as they implement Epic.

Abe Brown, III, MHA '01

Abe Brown

Abe was promoted to Director, Division of Partnership Investments and Agreements, Office of Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2018. He was also elected as Vice President of the Federal Executive Institute Alumni Association in early 2019.

Jessica Miller, MHA '18

Jessica Miller

Jessica received a promotion to Manager of Clinical Operations, Ambulatory Services at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX, beginning April 1.

Dr. Remle Crowe, PhD '18

Remie Crowe

Remle recently started working for ESO, a leading data and software company for EMS, Fire, and Hospitals, as a Research Scientist and Performance Improvement Manager in Austin, Texas.