Tagged careers

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

A Glimpse at D.C.’s Public Health Careers

By Whitney Peters, MPH ’15 in Health Policy & Management, MSW ’15 in Policy & Practice My partner and I (and our dog!) moved from Fort Collins, Colorado to New York City two years ago, when both of us were starting our graduate studies at Columbia. We fell in love with the City and were drawn…

What’s Next for the Class of 2013: Stephanie Cook

Stephanie Cook, MPH 2008, DrPH 2013, Sociomedical Sciences Starting in the fall, I’m going to be a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. I will be working on a population-based survey looking at how the neighborhoods where black youth live make a difference in how they form emotional bonds and develop high-risk behaviors. I’ve been at the Mailman School for seven years. It’s been an amazing ride. I worked for USAID and I traveled to South Africa, Mozambique, and Tanzania. The School gave me all these great opportunities to explore my research interests here and…

What’s Next for the Class of 2013: Irene Frohlich

Irene Frohlich, MPH ’13, Health Policy and Management   I’m going to be doing consulting work for a company called Grant Thornton. Their main clients are hospitals and providers. Over the next two years, I’ll be doing revenue cycle management with one of their clients in Upstate New York. I will be looking at the whole process from start to finish to find ways to shorten the amount of time it takes for claims to be paid. Do they need health IT? Do they need more people analyzing those claims? The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Mailman…