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What’s Next for the Class of 2013: Kathleen Crowley

Kathleen Crowley, MPH ‘91, DrPH ‘13 I am the Associate Vice President for Environmental Health and Safety at Columbia University. Our vision statement is that EH&S provides expert guidance and timely service to the University Community through our commitment to health and safety. Employing best practices and collaboration, and by building long term relationships, we promote a productive and safety conscious work environment. EH&S is committed to establishing and maintaining a healthful and safe work environment for our faculty, staff, students, neighbors and surrounding communities. Through the recognition, evaluation, and control of personal and environmental hazards, the University strives to…

What’s Next for the Class of 2013: Leah Jarvis

Leah Jarvis, MPH ’13, Population and Family Health I just started at Engender Health, which is an organization that works on issues related to reproductive health around the world.  I’m a program associate for monitoring evaluation and research.  I’ll be working mostly on seeing how programs are implemented in different countries and assessing the effectiveness of different programs that provide reproductive health, including long-acting and permanent methods of contraceptives, and address issues of gender-based violence. At the Mailman School, I spent my practicum in Burkino Faso with the Population Council doing an evaluation of a program that works with migrant…

What’s Next for the Class of 2013: Kevin English

Kevin English, DrPH ’13, MPH  ’01, Sociomedical Sciences I direct the Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center, which is one of 12 tribal epidemiology centers across the country. We provide public health surveillance, community health assessment, capacity building, and student development work with the American Indian population in our area. This includes all of New Mexico, Southwestern Colorado and portions of Utah and Texas. More than 10% of the population here is American Indian. Most of the time when you see public health surveillance reports they classify people according to race and ethnicity. There is typically a column for Whites,…

What’s Next for the Class of 2013: Becca Loeb

Becca Loeb, MS ’13, Biostatistics I’m working in the Department of Psychiatry at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center as an Assistant Research Biostatistician. I consult with investigators to help them with study design, grant writing, and statistical analysis. I also have the opportunity to mentor research assistants in how to work with data and use basic statistics. I work closely with the Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Department, which provides outreach services to immigrants and low-income cancer patients in the New York area. I help to evaluate the different programs they run. For example, they run a food bank program at…

What’s Next for the Class of 2013: Martin Mendiola

Martin Mendiola, MPH ’13, Health Policy and Management Working at a start-up is fantastic. One of the great things about working at a small organization is the ability to work on multiple projects. You’re not siloed. You’re actually working with different departments on everything from strategy to product development to implementation. At Happtique, we feel that we are at the forefront of healthcare or what’s going to be the new version of healthcare. It’s a really exciting time. My Mailman School adviser Professor Fred Hyde put me in contact with the person who would later become my boss at the…