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5th Annual Exploring Public Health Careers Event: How to Make the Most of Your Public Health Career

Thursday, February 20, 2014

3:45 PM-7:30 PM

The event is open to all public health graduate students, as well as undergraduate students from any college/university and Drexel alumni.

Door prizes including Drexel apparel will be given away at the Networking Reception


3:45 PM

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Discipline Specific Career Panels

Health Management and Policy:
Onyekachukwu Iloabachie Anaedozie, MPH’05
Formerly Project Manager, Resources for Human Development;
Health Services Administrator/Administrative Director of Women’s Health Services/Fiscal Manager, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Maureen Bergey, MPH’12, MSW, LCSW
Behavioral Health Navigator, HealthConnections Program;
Therapist, Outpatient Mental Health Department,
Penn Foundation Behavioral Health Services
Tim Clement, MPH’13
Scattergood Fellow on Stigma Reduction
Thomas J. Scattergood Foundation
Carmen Johnson, MPH’13
Program Coordinator, PolicyLab;
Program Coordinator, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness,
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Ashley E. Martin, MPH’10
Senior Research Associate
Center for Outcomes Research
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Tisha Nickenig, MPH’07
Senior Projects Manager/Consultant
Institute for Gender and Development Studies
University of West Indies, St. Augustine
Joshua P. Prasad, MPH’13
ORISE Fellow, Region III
Public Health Advisor for Let's Move and Tobacco Prevention Initiatives, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health

Environmental and Occupational Health:
Robert Braczyk, MPH '13
Compliance Safety and Health Officer/Industrial Hygienist
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
United States Department of Labor

Elisa Mallis, MPH '13
Growing Home

Amber Trout, MPH '08
Visiting Faculty in Community Health
Western Washington University

Cherrelle Shelton, MPH '09
Occupational Health Consultant
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Office of Occupational Health and Safety

Community Health and Prevention:
Dejenaba Gordon, MPH '12
Project Director
Philadelphia Hepatitis Outreach Project (P-HOP)
Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC)

Julia Moon, MPH '12
Sam Rivera, MPH '12
Monica Rocha, MPH '13

Epidemiology and Biostatistics:
Michael Byzon, MPH '11
Research Analyst - Medical Policy
Independence Blue Cross

Angelique Hopkins, MPH '09
Feasibility Specialist
Global Recruitment & Analytics

Sarah Pan, MPH '11
Research Specialist B
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Neika Vendetti, MPH’10
Research Associate II
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fan Zhang, MPH’11
Cross-Program Surveillance Data Manager
Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Division of Disease Control

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Drexel University Alumni Career Presentation

Sally Stetson, Principal and Co-Founder of Salveson Stetson Group, Inc., a retained executive search firm.

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Executive Panel

Featuring high level public health professionals including:

Ami Patel, PhD MPH
Acute Communicable Disease Program Manager
Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health\Division of Disease Control & Career Epidemiology Field Officer
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention\OPHPR

Tanya Lewis-Walls, DrPH '13
Vice President, Product & Innovation
United Healthcare

Annie G. Toro, JD, MPH
Senior Advisor
Global Health Policy & Advocacy
International Medical Corps

Albert Black Jr., MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

6:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Networking Reception

Connect with high level public health professionals, as well as those who just entered the public health field, and learn how to make the most of your future public health careers


Contact Information

Kayli Moran

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Drexel University
New College Building
Geary Auditorium
245 N. 15th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102


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