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As a graduate of the School of Public Health, you're automatically part of the School of Public Health Alumni Association. The Alumni Association encourages fellowship, stimulates interest, and fosters relationships among and between alumni, the school, and the greater public health community.

Stay Involved and Connected

We can do more together by staying connected. The school delivers lifelong value to our alumni through professional networking opportunities, academic enrichment, events and career services. Our great alumni give back to the school in multiple ways:

Post a job or internship opportunity:
- Our students and your fellow alumni make great colleagues.
Mentor a student:
- Share valuable knowledge with those just beginning their careers.
Update your contact information:
- In order to keep you up-to-date on exciting opportunities, we need to know how to reach you.
Attend events:
- Stay connected by joining us for the alumni tailgate, networking events in various cities, APHA and professional conferences.
E-mail items for the Alumni Electronic Newsletter:
- Promotions, awards, and recognitions-we love to brag about our alumni.
Nominate fellow alumni for the Distinguished Alumni Award and Rising Star Award:
- Help us honor a deserving fellow alum.
Join LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram:
- Connect with friends and colleagues and stay up with the latest happenings with each other and the school.
Give back:
- Volunteer for a speaker series, support school scholarships/programs and serve on the Alumni Advisory Board.

For additional information on these and other opportunities, email


Make an impact on the School of Public Health by serving on a committee. Alumni committees develop meaningful opportunities to maintain contact with other alumni, students and the school:

  • Alumni Cultivation Committee - Cody Fikes, Chair
    • Encourages active alumni participation with the school.
  • Student-to-Alumni Cultivation Events - Sherri Welch, Chair
    •  Strengthen the student to alumni experience and identify future alumni leaders.
  • Admissions/Recruitment Committee - Brian Petter, Chair
    • Help increase school enrollment.
  • Career Services Committee - Mark Clardy, Chair
    • Assist in providing lifelong career services to students and alumni.

Alumni Achievement

The Alumni Advisory Board presents annual awards to recognize outstanding contributions.

Distinguished Alumni Award

Ankit Sanghavi
Ankit Sanghavi, ’14 – MPH
Health Policy and Management
Executive Director
Texas Health Institute
Austin, Texas

Rising Star Awards

Julie Rabat-Torki

Julie Rabat-Torki, ’17 – Executive MHA
Administrative Director of Government Reporting and Net Revenue
Harris Health System
Houston, Texas

Olayinka Abiodun-Ojo

Olayinka Abiodun-Ojo ’16 – MPH, Epidemiology
Clinical Research Fellow
Emory University School of Medicine
Decatur, Georgia