Our Alumni

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Alumni In the News

Class of 2011

Amanda Schroeder graduated in May 2011 with a concentration in School Health. She completed her student teaching at Lindale Middle School and at Arundel High School. In August 2011 she was hired as a long term substitute at North County High School teaching Nutrition and Nutrition Science.

Class of 2010

Kimberly Henck graduated in May 2010 with a Dual concentration. She completed her internship at North Harford High School and Harford County Health Department. She accepted a teaching position at Aberdeen Middle School beginning Fall 2010 and will be teaching 6th, 7th and 8th grade.

Kristin Hooper graduated in May 2010 with a concentration in School Health. She completed her student teaching in Anne Arundel County at Lindale Middle School and at Arundel High School. In Fall 2010, she accepted the part time position of Student Advocate at Arundel High School and also began working as a part time Health Teacher at Annapolis High School.

Joanna Svezzese graduated in May 2010 with a Dual concentration. She completed her internship at Havre de Grace Middle School and Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Education and Wellness. She then relocated to Florida and accepted a teaching job in Fort Lauderdale Christian School. She will be teaching 6th, 7th and 8th grade sciences beginning Fall 2010.

Class of 2009

LeJanika Green graduated in 2009 with a concentration in School Health. She completed her internship at Catonsville Middle School in Baltimore County. She was then hired by Prince George's County to be the 7th grade health teacher at Hyattsville Middle School, and began employment in August 2009.

Kristen Hursey graduated in Fall 2009 and completed her internship at the Community Outreach Department of St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. She assisted with screenings, lectures, flu shot clinics, and attended conferences. After graduation, she was offered a position at her internship location and will start her new job in February 2010. Her title is Community Outreach Specialist.

Class of 2008

Katie Lloyd graduated in May 2008 with a concentration in school and community health. Her internships were at Catonsville Middle School and IMA Global Health. She has been working as a Health Education Assistant and Community Outreach Coordinator for the non-profit organization Lupus Mid-Atlantic in Owings Mills, since September 2008. She will be pursuing a masters degree in Public Health for International Health and Development at Tulane University in Fall 2010.

Krysta Moore graduated in 2008. She did her internship at Woman Infants and Children program at Baltimore County Health Department. Since graduation she has been traveling internationally and has taught in Korea and Spain, as well as Washington, D.C. She is currently planning to enroll in a Masters Program.

Iliana Kiourkas graduated in May 2008. She finished her MPH coursework at Indiana in Fall of 2009 and relocated back to DC to complete her practicum at the DHHS Office on Women’s Health. In July 2010, she began work in a health communications fellowship with the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda. There, she worked on several initiatives with the Institute’s Office of Communication and Education, Office of Partnerships and Dissemination Initiatives. Although her fellowship was scheduled for a one-year term, she decided to exit the program early to pursue professional positions that were more aligned with her public health interests. Earlier this year, she applied for and accepted a position with the National Assembly on School-Based Health Care. She is currently working with the Programs and Professional Services Team of NASBHC on several initiatives, including the lead on adopting meaningful use in electronic health records and implementing medical home models in school-based health centers. "I am truly enjoying my current position and have been applying what I learned in both my undergraduate and graduate education very diligently." Iliana returned to Towson University in May of 2013 to serve as a guest speaker at the annual Health Science Awards program.

Class 2007

Yetunde Falana graduated in 2007 with a concentration in Community Health. She is currently working in the Dayspring Program, Inc. since August 2007 as a Shelter Plus Case Manager. She works with women who have a history of substance abuse in Baltimore City. She is currently pursuing a Master's in Social Work at the University of Maryland.

Class 2006

Samantha Wilkes graduated in 2006 with a concentration in community health education. She completed her internship at Franklin Square Hospital in the Community Health Education Department. She is working as a Data Coordinator and Health Educator for an obesity prevention program in Baltimore City Schools.

Sherly Tibbs graduated in 2006 with a concentration in community health education. Shortly after graduation she started working for Prologue, Inc. as an Intensive Case Manager for the Homeless Outreach Program on the shelter/jail team. She is still with Prologue, Inc. working as the TAMAR (Trauma Addictions Mental health Awareness and Recovery) Case Manager through the Baltimore County Detention Center. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in community health focusing on case management and trauma at Towson University.

Class of 2005

Erin Kearns, Erin.Kearns@pgcps.org,  graduated in 2005 with a concentration in School Health. She is currently teaching in Prince George's County at Bladensburg High School and is the department chair. She states the transition from undergrad to the workforce was flawless, thanks to her educational experience provided by the faculty in Towson's Health Science Department. Erin recently was accepted into the George Washington University Medical Center School of Public Health with a concentration in Maternal and Child health.