Alumni

A crowd gathers on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to support the Affordable Care Act

The Longview: Reflections on the ACA at 10

Marianne Udow-Phillips, MHSA ’78

The framers of the Affordable Care Act can be proud of many things the act has accomplished, from reducing the number of uninsured to assuring those with preexisting conditions are not excluded from coverage. Perhaps most significantly, the ACA has changed the way we think and the actual conversation we are having about health care coverage and care. Read more

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Family Matters, Community Matters: Challenging Opportunities in Public Health Practice

Rohan Jeremiah, MPH ’06

As alum and public health professor Rohan Jeremiah knows well, public health does its best work when it remembers the inherent strengths and unique qualities of the communities it seeks to serve. This means paying close attention to local cultures and thinking creatively about ways to turn challenges into opportunities. Read more

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Interview with a Pathogen: The Importance of Investigative Reporting in All Things

Dolly Katz, MPH ’90, PhD ’95

Since grade school, Dolly Katz had planned to be a reporter. The Michigan alum worked for years as a Detroit journalist before changing paths. She is now a disease expert at the CDC working to eradicate tuberculosis. Katz’s investigative skills have served her well as both a journalist and an epidemiologist. Read more

Jen Andonian, MPH ‘15 and Matt Shearer, MPH ‘14, pause on a busy work day in March, with a team of frontline-workers-turned-wedding-guests, to get married in the historic Ether Dome surgical theatre at Massachusetts General Hospital, just days after they had canceled their well-planned wedding.

Alumni: News and Networking

From class notes to mentoring opportunities to keeping in touch with old friends and current students, here are the latest updates from the school and from our 16,000+ alumni around the world. Read more