Alumni News & Notes - Summer/Fall 2017
Learn about recent accomplishments by our Dartmouth Institute alumni—and tell us about your own!
Rebecca Sundling, MPH'17, Sarah Bessen, MPH'17, Ravinder Kang, MPH'17
Rebecca, Sarah, and Ravinder, along with their classmates Jesse Columbo, MS'18, and Nirali Chauhan, MPH'18, had their meta-analysis/systematic review from their Inferential Methods and Systematic Review coursework published in the Annals of Surgery.
Salmain Hussain, MPH'16
Salman had an article published in the International Journal of Trichology. The article is based on his MPH capstone work on the psychosocial impact of alopecia
Anubhav "Anu" Kaul MPH’13
Anu is in a new role as the Chief Medical Officer of Mattapan Community Health in Mattapan, MA. "It’s a big step for me managing and sizable clinical staff, managing operations/quality improvement, and playing the key role in building community and political partnerships to provide care to an underprivileged patient population," he says.
Thom Walsh, PhD’12, MS’02Thom published his first book, Navigating to Value in Healthcare. The book offers a comprehensive guide on the transition from volume- to value-based payment arrangements.
Yulin Hswen, MPH'12
Yulin, now a PhD student at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, was part of a Harvard team that won a $10,000 innovation grant this past spring. They are developing a software platform to spot brewing environmental crises in real-time and alert the public and authorities to take action. Yulin and her team also recently published research that predicts influenza outbreaks faster (1-month earlier) than the Chinese government.
Pedro Pallangyo, MPH'11Pedro won the Young African Researchers Award for his research in cardiovascular care.
Bob Harris, MPH’09Bob is a faculty member in abdominal imaging at the University of Iowa. He is also conducting international work in Rwanda with the grant Human Resources for Health. In July, he served as the keynote speaker for the national conference of International Federation of Sonographers in Education and Research in New Orleans, and he's also speaking at the Iowa State Radiology Conference in October.
Bill Padula, MS'08Two of the initiatives Bill has been working on at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health are: 1) Helping to get legislation passed in Maryland to investigate the gouging of high-priced generic pharmaceuticals 2) Co-leading a program focused on teaching vaccine economics everywhere.
Sarah (Schuster) Moyer, MPH’06Sarah was recently appointed as Public Health and Wellness Director for Louisville, KY.