SPH Alumni Profiles


Casie Stoughton
2015 MPH Graduate
Director of Public Health, Amarillo, Texas, Department of Public Health
Two years in, this public health leader remains focused on pandemic protections in Amarillo



Julia Aiken
2020 MPH Graduate
Epidemiology Specialist, Tarrant County Public Health
COVID-19 contact tracing at Tarrant County Public Health leads to next step in alumna’s career


Sujita Adhikari
2020 MPH Graduate
Program Manager, HSC INCEDO, Office of Continuing Education
SPH alumna helped uncover the stories behind the numbers in COVID contact tracing


Maurico RipleyMaurico Ripley
2020 MPH Graduate
Sanitarian, Health Inspector, City of San Antonio, Texas
Army buddies celebrated SPH grad’s achievements from Kuwait during the pandemic



Crow BruceDr. Bruce Crow 
December 2019 MPH Graduate
Associate Director-Program Evaluation, Suicide Prevention Program at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC
SPH grad searches for solutions to U.S. military suicides



RichardsonDr. Matt Richardson
2011 DrPH Graduate, 1999 MPH Graduate
Health Director at Denton County, Texas, Public Health
HSC alumnus leads Denton County Public Health’s nationally-praised vaccine efforts in the charge against COVID-19″


Crow BruceDr. Sreekanth R. Cheruku  
December 2020 MPH Graduate
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Dallas physician found special relevancy in MPH training during the pandemic


Kelly Bowers, MPH ’14
Kelly Bowers
2014 MPH Graduate
Senior Manager, Post Market Signal Detection & Analytics at Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices, California



Kelly Medders
Kelly Medders, MPH ’14
2014 MPH Graduate
Director of Employed Physician Contracting at Baylor Scott & White Health


Roberto Ramirez, MPH ’14Roberto Ramirez
2014 MPH Graduate
Health Promotion Manager at County of San Diego, California


Christine Cardinal
Christine Cardinal, JD, MPH ’13
2013 MPH Graduate
Interim Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the College of Health Sciences at Sam Houston State University & Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health


Jessica Dupree
Dr. Jessica Dupree, MPH ’13
2013 MPH Graduate
Healthcare Coalition Program Manager at North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council


Nancy Luna
Nancy Luna, MPH ‘13
2013 MPH Graduate
Medical Service Corps Officer, U.S. Navy


Elyse FristchelElyse Fritschel, MPH ‘11

Program: MPH Epidemiology
Clinical Epidemiologist at the UCLA Medical Center


Anissa Castillo
Anissa (Carbajal-Diaz) Castillo, MPH ‘08
Program: MPH Community Health
Health Educator at Humana