Alumni Congratulations

April 23, 2015 • Uncategorized


Congratulations go to two School of Public Health PhD graduates (December ’14) from the Department of Behavioral and Community Health, who
have accepted very exciting professional positions.

Matt Rossheim is headed to George Mason University, just outside Washington, D.C., to join the faculty as Assistant Professor in the Department of Global and Community Health. During his time with the UNTHSC School of Public Health, Dr. Rossheim has been published in 12 high-impact, peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Public Health,Prevention Science, Traffic Injury Prevention, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, and Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.

Mayra Rodriguez will be joining the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) as Assistant Professor and Course Director of Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Public Health in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine. VCOM is scheduled to open its third campus this fall in Auburn Research Park, adjacent to Auburn University in Alabama. While at UNTHSC, Dr. Rodriguez acquired extensive research management experience handling large NIH-funded projects. She has also been published in seven peer-reviewed journals, such as American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obesity, and Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.