Alumni updates

Making a Difference

WMU graduates are passing the CHES and making a difference in the field locally, statewide, and nationally. Here are just a few examples of job placements for WMU MPH graduates:

  • Lindsey Merling: CHES, Class of 2018, Chief of Planning Section for Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services
  • Bennetta Thomas: Class of 2018: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Control
  • Chad Atwood: Class of 2018:  Emergency Management Specialist for FEMA
  • Jake Reece: Class of 2019:Communicable Disease Investigator at Southeastern Michigan Health Association, Detroit Metro area
  • Jackie Elkins: Class of 2019: Health Communications Specialist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Shelby Brueck: CHES, Class of 2020: Health Educator for the Nottawaseppi Band Huron Band of the the Potawatami (Michigan tribe)
  • Komal Razvi: MPH: Class of 2020: Director of Community Health, YWCA of Kalamazoo. Oversees Cradle Kalamazoo Infant Mortality Prevention