Alumni Placement by Program

Students in social and preventive medicine class.

Recent placement of graduates of the PhD and MS programs awarded in epidemiology, and MPH concentrations awarded in epidemiology, environmental health, and health services administration.

Updated regularly as information is provided from the graduates.

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Names are sorted alphabetically by descending award date.

Alumni PhD

Name Degree Program Program or Concentration Placement Award Year
Velazquez-Kronen, Raquel L PhD Epidemiology Cancer Epidemiologist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluation and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH 2019
Wichaidit, Wit
PhD Epidemiology Research Associate, Epidemiology Unit, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand 2019
Jacobs, David M PhD Epidemiology Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2018
Myneni, Ajay A PhD Epidemiology Assistant Director, Surgical Outcomes and Research, Department of Surgery, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2018
Sharma, Sonia
PhD Epidemiology Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Stomatognathic Physiology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmö University, Sweden; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2018
Grieshober, Laurie N PhD Epidemiology Postdoctoral Fellow, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 2017
Minlikeeva, Albina N PhD Epidemiology Research Affiliate, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 2017
Sharma, Anushree PhD Epidemiology Postdoctoral Research fellow, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 2017
Callahan, Catherine L PhD Epidemiology Epidemiologist, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC 2016
Gentzke, Andrea S PhD Epidemiology Associate Service Fellow, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 2016
Roberts, Michelle R PhD Epidemiology Postdoctoral Fellow, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA 2016
Sahli, Michelle PhD
Epidemiology Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, MI 2016
Vaughn, Caila B PhD Epidemiology Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2016
Wang, Youjin PhD Epidemiology Postdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Genetics Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 2016
Zirpoli, Gary R PhD Epidemiology Research Fellow, Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA 2016
Amato, Katharine A PhD Epidemiology Postdoctoral Fellow, Primary Cancer Research Institute, Department of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2015
Mai, Xiaodan PhD Epidemiology Epidemiologist, UnitedHealth Group, Buffalo, NY 2015
Mix, Jacqueline M PhD Epidemiology Research Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, US; Postdoctoral Fellow, Nell Hodgson Woodrull School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 2015
Weaver, Anne M PhD Epidemiology Environmental Health Scientist, US Environmental Protection Agency, Chapel Hill, NC 2015
Kamm, Kelly B PhD Epidemiology Research Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 2014
DiVita, Margaret A PhD Epidemiology and Community Health Associate Professor, Health Department, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY 2013
Li, Yanli PhD Epidemiology Senior Manager, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Intuitive Surgical, San Francisco, CA 2013
Foley, Gabrielle S  PhD Epidemiology and Community Health Product Safety Manager, Global Product Safety and Compliance, Amazon, Seattle, WA 2012
Jaworowicz, David J PhD Epidemiology and Community Health Director PK/PD, Pharmacometric Services, Cognigen Corporation, Buffalo, NY 2011
King, Brian A PhD Epidemiology Deputy Director for Research Translation, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 2010
Williams, Brent A  PhD Epidemiology Research Investigator, Center for Health Research, Geisinger, Danville, PA 2010
Brasky, Theodore M PhD Epidemiology Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, The James Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 2009
Bruce, Susan PhD Epidemiology and Community Health Clinical Professor, Program Coordinator, Adult/Gerontology Primary Care, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2009
Jayaprakash, Vijayvel PhD Epidemiology and Community Health Program Leader, Bristol Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, NY
2009
Tian, Chunqiao PhD Epidemiology Director of Bioinformatics, Precision Therapeutics, Pittsburgh, PA 2009

Alumni MS

Name Degree Program Program or Concentration Placement Award Year
George, Anthony M MS Epidemiology
Science teacher, Lee County Schools, North Carolina 2019
Dighe, Shruti Girish MS Epidemiology Pre-doctoral fellow, Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY 2018
Kerr, Brendan T MS Epidemiology Research Assistant, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2018
Rao, Shruthi K MS Epidemiology Vertice Pharma, LLC, New Providence, NJ 2018
Smith, Tessa M MS Epidemiology Protocol Data Manager, Frontier Science & Technology Research Foundation, Amherst, NY
2018
Twardowski, Sarah MS Epidemiology Research Support Specialist, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2018
Zheng, Christina (Kan Hong) Z MS Epidemiology Medical Student, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV 2018
Burganowski, Rachael P MS Epidemiology ORISE Fellow Epidemiologist, Epi Field Support Team at United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Dayton, OH 2017
Elmore, Andrea MS Epidemiology Data Coordinator, Immunology Department, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 2017
Shaw, Holly M MS Epidemiology Lead Clinical Trial Coordinator for the International Breast Cancer Study Group, Frontier Science and Technology Research Foundation, Inc, Buffalo, NY 2017
Johnson, Eric M MS Epidemiology Senior Counselor, Horizon Health Services, Buffalo, NY 2016
Lin, Henry MS Epidemiology Medical Resident, Ophthalmology, Ross Eye Institute, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2016
Faustin, Diana MS Epidemiology Program Manager, NYC Community Cares Project, Cancer Prevention Program, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York City, NY 2015
Hassinger, Amanda L MS Epidemiology Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2015
Joseph, Janine M MS Epidemiology Senior Research Associate, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY 2015
Mulugeta, Wudeneh M MS Epidemiology Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 2015
Oktapodas, Marina MS Epidemiology PhD student, Epidemiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2015
Parker, Robert F MS Epidemiology Research Assistant, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2015
Soucise, Allison P MS Epidemiology Data Manager, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY 2015
Cornelius, Leeann MS Epidemiology Tobacco Cessation Coordinator, San Francisco Department of Health, San Francisco, CA 2014
Pavlesen, Sonja MS Epidemiology Research Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopadics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2014
Rabey, Jordon R MS Epidemiology Healthcare Analytics and Reporting Analyst, Millennium Collaborative Care, Buffalo, NY 2014
Vasantharoopan, Arthi MS Epidemiology PhD student, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, UK 2014
Cannioto, Rikki MS Epidemiology Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY 2013
Kumar, Swapna MS Epidemiology Program Manager, Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA 2013
Surace, Annalynn M MS Epidemiology PhD student, Epidemiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2013

Alumni MPH Epidemiology

Name Degree Program Program or Concentration Placement Award Year
Coleman, Robert MPH Epidemiology ORISE Fellow Epidemiologist, Epidemiology Field Support Team, United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Dayton, OH 2017
Nowak, Lindsey M MPH Epidemiology Contractor, Epidemiology Support for Inovio Pharmaceuticals 2017
Shaver, Amy L MPH PharmD / MPH Epidemiology PhD student, Epidemiology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2017
Stoll, Krysten L MPH Epidemiology Data Bank and Biorepository Coordinator, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY 2017
Baker, Alexandra V MPH Epidemiology Research Surveillance Officer, New York State Department of Health, Emerging Infections Program 2016
Dibbell, Mattie A MPH Epidemiology Protocol Data Manager, Frontier Science & Technology Research Foundation, Amherst, NY 2016
Etter, John L MPH Epidemiology Medical student, University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY 2016
Hall, Rebecca S MPH Epidemiology Clinical Trial Protocol Data Manager, Frontier Science & Technology Research Foundation, Amherst, NY 2016
Plata, Zuwena L MPH Epidemiology Clinical Data Coordinator, Axovant Sciences, New York City, NY 2016
Szender, James Brian MPH Epidemiology Fellow, Gynecologic Oncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY 2016
Tan, Zhengqi MPH Epidemiology PhD student, Biostatistics, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 2016
Kruszka, Bridget A MPH Epidemiology Research Associate (epidemiologist), University of Washington, School of Public Health, Biostatistics department, Seattle, WA 2015

Alumni MPH Environmental Health

Name Degree Program Program or Concentration Placement Award Year
Hammett, Rebecca A MPH Environmental Health Erie County Department of Health-Lead Prevention Program 2017
Hardick, Mallory D MPH Environmental Health Nutrition Educator, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Cornell Cooperative Extension, East Aurora, NY 2015
Sullivan, Alexandra M MPH Environmental Health Clinical Research Coordinator, Columbia University's Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, New York City, NY 2015

Alumni MPH Health Services Administration

Name Degree Program Program or Concentration Placement Award Year
Brisley, Elisabeth L MPH Health Services Administration State Legislative Policy Analyst, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, Alexandria, VA 2018
Nassi, Joel G MPH Health Services Administration Administrative Intern, Northwell Health Physician Partners 2018
Barbour, Kelsey MPH MBA / Health Services Administration Human Capital Management Analyst, Collaborative Solutions LLC 2017
Chaudhari, Milind R MPH Health Services Administration Hospitalist, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Niagara Falls, NY 2017
DiFilippo, Leigh Ann MPH JD / MPH Health Services Administration Lawyer, Bennett, DiFilippo & Kurtzhalts, LLP, East Aurora, NY 2017
Gagnon, Patrick L MPH MBA / MPH Health Services Administration Senior Enterprise Systems Support Analyst, Millennium Collaborative Care, Buffalo, NY 2017
Gibson, Genevieve E MPH MSW / MPH Health Services Administration Practice Manager, Neighborhood Health Center, Buffalo, NY 2017
Burns, Michael J MPH PharmD / MPH Health Services Administration PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Resident, Middleport Family Health Center, Middleport, NY 2016
Davis, Kenyani S MPH Health Services Administration Internal Medicine Physician, UBMD Internal Medicine, Williamsville, NY 2016
Hutton, Gabriel K MPH Health Services Administration Senior Competitive Intelligence Specialist, HealthNow (BlueCross BlueShield of WNY/BlueShield of Northeastern New York), Buffalo, NY 2016
Joh, Ju H MPH Health Services Administration Protocol Data Manager, Frontier Science & Technology Research Foundation, Amherst, NY; Resident Physician, ECMC Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2016
Shelat, Tejal J MPH Health Services Administration Research Coordinator for Pediatric Endocrine Department, Oishei Children's Hospital, Buffalo, NY 2015
Wisnieski, Kaitlin R MPH Health Services Administration Project Associate, New York University, School of Medicine Office of Medical Education, New York City, NY 2015