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April 2020


Help congratulate
CPH class of 2020

As the 2020 graduation ceremony will now be held virtually, we invite alumni to submit a short video to potentially be included in the College of Public Health’s ceremony.

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CPH alumni tackling COVID-19 crisis

CPH alumni are leading the fight against COVID-19. See how your fellow alums are joining the fight and let us know what you are doing as well.

Read their stories...

Alumnus helps popularize online marble races

Since 2016, alumnus Greg Woods has provided color commentary for marble races, online competitions that are helping to fill the current void of sports events.


Class Notes

Keep tabs on the careers of your classmates, and keep us posted on yours...

Catch up with the class...

McClure profiled as part of “Women in Statistics” series

Alumna Leslie McClure, professor and chair at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health, is featured in a recent American Statistical Association series celebrating women in statistics.


Alumna advocates for rare-disease patients

Alumna Claire Richmond is battling acute hepatic porphyria, a rare and painful neurological disorder. Now that an FDA-approved treatment is available, she has a mission to advocate for other patients.


Student-run podcast honored with award

From the Front Row has been recognized in MPH Online’s roundup of the 30 Best Public Health Podcasts for 2020.

See the list...

Afifi talks challenges facing college students

Rima Afifi, professor and interim head of community and behavioral health, recently discussed the challenges college students face during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hear the interview...

Alumni Directory

Keep up with your classmates with our College of Public Health Alumni Directory.

Use this form to join the directory or to update your existing listing.

Alumni are listed by name, degrees earned, town of residence and email address, and have the option of adding employer, job title, employment sector and LinkedIn page.


Upcoming Events

"Rehumanizing the Workplace -- Why It Matters Now More Than Ever", Dr. Rosie Ward, Iowa Governor's Conference on Public Health Keynote Address (hosted via Zoom), April 14 – Details

Iowa Governor's Conference on Public Health Breakout Sessions (hosted via Zoom), April 15 - May 1 – Details

More College of Public Health events...



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