Associate Dean for Global Health, Vaccinology and Infectious Diseases Simon and Bessie Grollman Distinguished Professor Department of Medicine Center for Vaccine Development & Global Health Room: 480, HSF-1 Phone: 410-706-7588 Email: Mlevine@som.umaryland.edu The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced its dean's list for spring semester 2020. Visit our page with details of the latest news coverage: sph.umd.edu/covid19news, On Wednesday, March 25 at noon, I will be live on Instagram with one of the University of Maryland Student Government Association leaders, Kelly Sherman, who is a public health science major. Dr. Gracia has previously served in the Obama Administration as the deputy assistant secretary for minority health and director of the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  Their staff and the company are shining examples that corporate social responsibility truly is the right thing to do. BS ’89, Consumer Economics; Co-Founder, The Powers Companies. In addition to her role on the School of Public Health Dean’s Council, Mo serves on the YWCA National Capital Area and Mentors, Inc. boards of directors and recently served on the Washington, DC Police Foundation Board. See the Office of the Registrar's website (www.registrar.umd.edu) for a list of minimum GPA cut-offs (for the current year) for each honor designation, published by College or School. Robin Mockenhaupt He is an advisory board member with a number of organizations including the American Heart Association and the Mayo Clinic Center as well as a startup mentor and branding coach for health care executives. Students on the dean's list have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Mr. Clair was recognized as a Fellow of the Association for Worksite Health Promotion. The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the state’s public health, law, and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public … Mr. Cohen was a co-founder and senior executive of XLHealth, the nation’s leading Medicare Advantage chronic special Needs Plan, which was acquired by United Healthcare. Ph.D. ’99, Health Education; Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Her mother, Jeanette Spier Beavers, was an MSW whose career included studying families with a disabled child. He is a 2008 recipient of the University of Maryland School of Public Health Distinguished Alumnus Award.Â, Robb Cohen We hope this list gives you a glimpse into what schools could be awesome for you as a potential student. Associate Dean for Research, Innovation, and Partnerships. She is also a longtime member of the Society for Public Health Education and the American Public Health Association. Executive Vice President and COO, Trust for America’s Health. Bonnie’s nonprofit activities have focused on issues of domestic violence and homelessness. Kevin Clair Please visit the umd.edu/virusinfo website as well as the Residence Life website: http://reslife.umd.edu/housingcovid19/ for the latest information on university policies and resources. The School of Public Policy is a home for those committed to translating their passions into action. Neil Meltzer In addition, Dr. Gracia has served as chief medical officer in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health and as a White House Fellow at the HHS, working with the Office of the First Lady. 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Lushniak to the graduates of the School of Public Health, Dean's Message: Call for Volunteers-Maryland Responds Maryland Medical Reserve Corps, Summer 2017 reading, viewing and listening recommendations by SPH faculty, SPH Values and Response to the Jan. 27, 2017 Executive Action Affecting Immigrants and Refugees, Good Reads: Recommendations for 2016 Summer Reading by SPH Faculty, Alumni: Dining with the Dean Opportunities, Jerry Wrenn Endowed Scholarship Update (2017), SPH Dean's Council, established in fall 2017. BS ‘75, Biological Sciences; Senior Partner, CSuite Solutions LLC. 2101 Van Munching Hall 301-405-6330 https://spp.umd.edu/. BS ’82, Kinesiology; Owner, Riverview Equity LLC, Kevin Clair, MA, MHA, is the owner of Riverview Equity LLC which provides funding to minority business enterprises. TerpSys is a technology company, focused on customer service. Dr. Robin E. Mockenhaupt, PhD, MPH, MBA, is the senior vice president of strategic initiatives of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Mr. Cohen is also on many health care-related advisory boards and committees. Dean's List Click on a semester to view a list of students who completed 12 graded (A-F) semester credits with a term GPA of 3.5 or higher. Semester academic honors (Dean's List) are awarded to those students who complete within any given semester, 12 or more credits with a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. School of Public Health . I want to share some updates about the work of our School of Public Health related to the COVID-19 pandemic, but most importantly, I want to let you know that wherever you are, I hope that this note finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy.Â, I want to thank all of our students, faculty, staff and alumni for adjusting to the challenges of this rapidly evolving and uncertain time and for rising to the moment as members of a community dedicated to promoting, protecting and prolonging health.  Their mission is to delight their customers, challenge themselves, and serve their communities. Research Coordinator. Through this COVID-19 community engagement process, we aim to listen and learn from these community partners to ensure public health guidelines are understood and implemented and to identify and facilitate volunteer opportunities and connect our students with alternative activities that may meet internship and practicum requirements. Â, At a time when public health is so visible, I and many others in the School of Public Health have been busy doing interviews with the news media and sharing critical information that helps people understand the crisis we are facing, sort out misinformation from fact and stay safe. We’ve recruited several new faculty members to help lead and teach in these and other graduate programs, including Assistant Professors Dylan Roby (Health Services Administration) and Jennifer Roberts (Kinesiology), Assistant Research Professors Negin Fouladi (Health Services Administration) and Juliette Christie (Behavioral and Community Health), and Lecturer Joanne Klossner (Kinesiology). The SPH Dean's Council, established in fall 2017, provides strategic advice to help the School achieve its mission: to inspire fearless ideas that promote health for all. She has a BA in political science from Duke University and a JD from the University of Texas. Dr. Mockenhaupt joined the RWJF in 1999. A notation is written to the student's transcript following grades for the term. Market President, Cigna Mid-AtlanticÂ, Ms. Monica Schmude is market president for Cigna's health care and related benefits plans in the Mid-Atlantic region. Anita Taylor. Mr. Tom Cove, MPA, is the president and CEO of the Sports and Fitness Industry Association, where he represents more than five hundred leading manufacturers, brands and retailers of athletic equipment, footwear and apparel. BS ’93, Information Systems Management; CEO, TerpSys. Academic Honor Rolls – Each semester, BSOS students are highlighted for academic achievement on the Dean's List, induction into Phi Beta Kappa, and other prestigious honors. Dr. Mockenhaupt is a 2013 recipient of the University of Maryland School of Public Health Distinguished Alumnus Award. BS ’01, Family Studies, Community Volunteer. Edward (Ed) Woods IV is the owner, President, and CEO of TerpSys. Mr. Robb Cohen, MBA, is a retired health care executive with payer, provider, investment banking and consulting experience. Jeffrey A. Rivest Mr. Cove oversees initiatives to promote sports participation; safety, health, fitness and international trade. As CEO, Mr. Meltzer has led the system through a period of strategic growth with a mission to transform the organization into an integrated health care delivery system, offering a full spectrum of care. He also serves as liaison to international and national sports governing bodies. 140 Engineering Building 1303 Ordean Court Duluth, MN 55812 Powers is also affiliated with FutureCare Health and Management, which operates numerous rehabilitation and skilled nursing centers across the Baltimore/Washington D.C. area. 301-405-1933. Tom Cove Through a series of workforce training workshops, students will enhance their competencies in communication, leadership and cultural intelligence. This recognition is noted on the student's academic record as "Semester Academic Honors." For example, we have organized technical assistance teams to respond to and address university and community needs for several areas: risk communication and health literacy principles; guidance to families and caregivers, including support for mental health and stress managment; epidemiology and surveillance; and assessment of health and economic impact. They strive to be leaders in the community through the generous giving of time, talent, and treasure. She has been recognized as one of the Women of Influence in Washington, D.C. Commercial Real Estate by Bisnow Media, and as a finalist for the March of Dimes 17th Annual Heroines of Washington Awards for her dedication to community service. The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences expects and rewards academic accomplishment. Alice Horowitz He served most recently as president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical Center from 2004 to 2015. Maureen prides herself on her marketing/communications and project management expertise and her commitment to giving back through service activities. Ms. Schmude  serves on the boards of Girls on the Run Northern Virginia, Mid-Atlantic Business Group on Health and the 2020 Greater Washington Board of Trade Board of Directors. The amount of the tuition award will depend on the rules outlined in the fellowship guidelines and may also be affected by a student's graduate assistantship position. 301-405-3566. Dr. George L. Leventhal, PhD, is the director of community health for Washington D.C. and suburban Maryland, Kaiser Permanente. He is a 2018 recipient of the University of Maryland School of Public Health Distinguished Terrapin Award. BA ’81, Economics and Government; CEO, Sports and Fitness Industry Association (SFIA). This recognition is noted on the student's academic record. Health Details: 2242 SPH Building 301-405-2438 www.sph.umd.edu. The criteria for our 100 Awesome Deans & Directors of Public Health list was based on the reputation of the institution along with the personal achievements of each person. MD, MPH Visiting Professor at the George Washington University - Milken Institute School of Public Health, Ed Woods College Park, Maryland 20742-2611 Incompletes, Ns, and Fs disqualify a student from eligibility. Mr. Cove directs the sports industry’s premier research facility, called the “gold standard” by ESPN, and appears regularly in national media discussions on the state of youth sports and physical activity trends in the U.S. Mr. Cove led the campaign to pass the Physical Education for Progress program which delivered almost $1 Billion to innovative local school physical education initiatives. DULUTH - The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced its Dean's List for Spring Semester 2018. Laura M. Stapleton. Why Choose UMD? Before joining the Foundation, Dr. Mockenhaupt spent 16 years with AARP in Washington, D.C., where she specialized in health and aging, managing Health Advocacy Services and the National Resource Center on Health Promotion and Aging. A graduate of the 2014 Leadership Montgomery Core Program and a member of Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, she is interested in helping underserved members of our community. We also are working to address university needs, and have provided senior campus leaders with guidance on risk communication and health literacy principles to follow in their communications to faculty, staff, students and beyond. Students on the Dean's List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. This recognition will also be noted on the student's transcript. Monica Schmude She completed her training as a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and was a clinical instructor at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dean: Boris Lushniak Associate Deans: Dushanka Kleinman, Stephen Roth Assistant Deans: Coke Farmer, Amanda Grimes, Kelly Blake The mission of the School of Public Health is to promote and protect the health and well-being of the diverse communities throughout … The members are an engaged, strategic, informed and invested group of volunteers who provide senior-level advocacy for, and service to the School of Public Health. Dr. J. Nadine Gracia is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Trust for America’s Health, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public health policy, research and advocacy organization in Washington, DC. 4200 Valley Drive, Suite 2242 College Park, Maryland 20742-2611 p: 301-405-2438 f: 301-405-8397. map He is a past president of Health Solutions Inc., a provider of employer-based health and wellness programs. Kgriff29@umd.edu. The Graduate School, University of Maryland. Dr. Leventhal joined Kaiser Permanente in December 2018. The Office of the Dean houses the School's Administration (i.e., Business, Human Resources) and Development and Alumni Relations functions. He was also one of 15 national workforce health care champions appointed by former President Barack Obama. He currently sits on the board and various committees for a regional nonprofit health care organization operating in the Baltimore area. Mr. He also directed the industry’s landmark campaign to end child labor in sports equipment production. To be eligible for this honor, students must have a 3.50 minimum term GPA and 12 graded credits. Visitor Information; Degrees and Programs. In 2019, she was named one of the Most Powerful Women in Washington by Washingtonian Magazine, received the March of Dimes Heroine of Washington Award and served as the program chair for the Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy. As we develop the next generation of policy leaders and push the boundaries of knowledge, we teach, research and impact public policy the Maryland way. Mark Powers She also partners with area health care professionals and health systems to help improve the health of Cigna customers and leads Cigna's efforts to serve the communities of the Mid-Atlantic region. The GS staff have created this website to be a comprehensive and useful tool for UMD students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as prospective students and the general public. Mr. Neil Meltzer, MPH, MHA, is the president and CEO of LifeBridge Health, a position he has held since 2013. Dr. Horowitz served on the recent Institute of Medicine’s panel, Advancing Oral Health in America and she is a 2012 recipient of the University of Maryland School of Public Health Distinguished Alumnus Award. We will talk about how we are coping and answer questions people have about the pandemic and hope you will follow along. University of Maryland, School of Public Health, 4200 Valley Drive, Suite 2242 2123 Lee Building 7809 Regents Drive College Park, MD 20742 301-405-3644 gradschool@umd.edu They share advice, counsel, perspective, connections and the provision of support to the Dean of the School. CLA Dean’s List Each semester, CLA students are recognized for high academic achievement by being placed on the CLA Dean’s List. President/CEO, LifeBridge. He serves on the boards of the Greater Baltimore Committee, Notre Dame of Maryland University, the Maryland Hospital Association, the Hippodrome Foundation and Everyman Theatre. Ms. Maureen "Mo" Bryant is founder of Spontaneity, LLC. Dean and Professor No student with a grade-point average of less than 3.3 will be considered for a Latin honor. She is active in many civic and professional organizations, including the Aspen Global Leadership Network, the National Social Action Commission of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Women of Impact. Find SPH COViD-19 resources and updates at sph.umd.edu/covid19-resources, Greetings UMD School of Public Health community,Â, So much has changed in the past month since we hosted a public health symposium (Feb. 20) for the university community on the novel coronavirus outbreak. Except for students who have requested suppression of directory information, names are released to local newspapers (based on home address in the system) for publication. Mr. Clair, has lead several programs receiving national recognition including the C. Everett Koop National Health Award granted by the Health Project at Stanford University. In this role, he develops policies for, and provides oversight and support to, a range of activities that address social determinants of health in the region, including access to health care for the uninsured, affordable housing, homelessness, food security and behavioral health in schools. 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