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
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
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.
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.
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
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.