2020 Graduates


Christina Baum, M.P.H. Epidemiology, MEZCOPH
Remedial Project Manager, U.S. EPA, Denver
Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations (CEESP) Fellow
Outreach Assistantship (OA): City of Tucson, Development Division, Planning Services,
Data Management Intern at Clinica Amistad
Peace Corps (PC) Malawi 2015-2017

Nick Bisley, M.S. Geographic Information Systems Technology
Geographic Information Systems Senior Analyst, Pima County
Geographic Information Systems Analyst, Pima County
GIS Analyst, Terra Systems Southwest
RA: Arizona Remote Sensing Center
OA: Primavera Foundation
PC Zambia 2010-2012

Charles Brands, M.P.H. Global Health, M.B.A. Business Administration
Junior Research Associate, TANGO (Technical Assistance to NGOs), Tucson
Boren Fellow
OA: BICAS; Global Emergency Care; International Rescue Committee
PC Thailand 2012-2014

Jon Brown, M.A. Teaching & Teacher Education (Math Education)
Doctoral student in Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies, UArizona
OA: Manzo Elementary School
PC Mozambique 2015-2017

Jennifer Campbell, M.E.P.N. Nursing (August 2020)
Registerned Nurse at Northern Arizona Healthcare
Flagstaff Medical Center Neurology/Telemetry Unit
OA: Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest Refugee Services
PC Thailand 2006-2008

Katy Cremer, M.P.H. Epidemiology (January 2020)
STD Data Coordinator, Bureau of HIV, STD, and Hepatitis at Iowa Department of Public Health
OA: Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest, Refugee Services
PC Namibia 2015-2017

Sophia Ewinghill, M.P.A. Public Administration
Claims Specialist U.S. Social Security Administration
Regional Peace Corps Recruiter, Arizona
OA: UA Global Experiential Learning; U.S. SSA
PC eSwatini 2010-2012

Lisa Floran, M.P.H. MEZCOPH
Senior Director, Financial Wellness Iniatives, United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona
Director, Community Development, United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona
OA: Teen Court; United Way; Coverdell Recruitment
PC Senegal 2011-2013

Chris Freimund, M.S. SNRE, Natural Resource Studies (Fall 2020)
Water Resources Project Developer, Watershed Progressive, Sacramento
OA: Water Resources Research Center; U.S. Geological Survey
PC Guatemala 2015-2017

Julian Griffee, M.S. Urban Planning/Environmental Planning
CZO, Current Planner, for New Hanover County, Wilmington, NC
Town Planner, Ocean Beach, NC
OA: City of Tucson Planning, Development and Services Department
PC Albania 2016-2018

Sarah Gruza, M.P.H. Environmental and Occupational Health
Project Manager, Brownfields Redeelopment, EPA Region 05, Chicago
Program Assistant, U.S. Geological Survey, Climate Adaptation Science Center
OA: Primavera Foundation; SIROW Bio/Diversity Project
PC Ukraine 2016-2018

Robert Hartwell, M.D.P. Development Practice
Program Specialist, Office of Childcare, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), HHS, Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.
Markets, Supply Chains & Food Security Intern, Catholic Relief Services
MDP Internship with RTI International, Nairobi, Kenya
OA: Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona
Peace Corps Fellows Club President, 2019-20
PC Cameroon 2017-2018

Dionna Hatch, M.L.A. Landscape Architecture
Freelance Landscape Designer
Designer/Drafter at REALM
Landscape Designer at EcoSense Sustainable Landscapes
OA: USA - National Phenology Network
PC Guatemala 2002-2004

Rebecca Johnstone, M.L.A. Landscape Architecture
Project Manager, Tucson Clean and Beautiful
OA: Mission Gardens; Tucson Clean and Beautiful
PC The Gambia 2013-2015

Keegan Krause, M.P.H. Global Health/M.A. Latin American Studies
Doctoral Student at Northwestern University
OA: UArizona Center for Regional Food Studies
PC Dominican Republic 2013-2015

Brenda Mbaabu, M.P.H. Epidemiology
OA: USA - National Phenology Network
PC The Gambia 2015-2018

Jake Meyers, M.D.P. Development Practice
Knowledge Manager at iDE, Denver
Emergency Management Specialist at FEMA, Washington D.C.
Co-Founder, Lean Green Consulting, LLC
OA: U.S. Department of Labor; Community Foundation For Southern Arizona
PC Benin 2015-2017

Olivia Mothershead, M.A. Language, Reading and Culture
OA: Tucson Village Farm; Owl and Panther
PC Georgia 2016-2018

Stephanie Mugabonake, M.A. English, TESLOA
Language Arts Teacher, Tucson Unified School District
OA: Manzo Elementary School, International Rescue Committee; Pima Community College
PC Rwanda 2015-2017

Mario Nuño-Whelan, M.L.A. Landscape Architecture
Landscape Designer at Sites Southwest, Albuquerque
OA:Tucson Clean and Beautiful; Mission Gardens
PC 2010-2013

Brennen O'Donnell, M.P.A. Public Administration (January 2020)
OA: Arizona Master Naturalist Association
PC Mexico 2016-2018

Lena Porell, M.S. Urban Planning
Staff Planner, Horsley Witten Group, Inc., Providence, RI
Youth Stewardship Coordinator, ITE
Urban Planning Intern, City of Tucson
OA: Youth Coordinator, Ironwood Tree Experience
PC Namibia 2015-2017

Mariana Rivera-Torres, M.S. SNRE in Water, Society and Policy
Senior Analyst, Climate Resilient Water Systems, Environmental Defense Fund
Associate Facilitator, Concensus Building Institute, Sacramento
OA: Watershed Management Group RA: Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions
PC Guatemala 2015-2017

Natalie Saxon, M.Ed. Teaching and Teacher Education/Teach Arizona
Spanish Teacher (Heritage and Learners) at Catalina High School, TUSD, Tucson
OA: Sunnyside High School
PC Guatemala 2016-2019

Sean Schrag-Toso, M.S. Hydrology
Presidential Management Fellow - Bi-National Program Analyst, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, California
OA: Casa Alitas; Sky Island Alliance
PC Panama 2015-2017

Jess Seline, M.P.H. Health Behavior Health Promotion
Health Equity Program Manager, Pima County Department of Health
OA: Pima County Department of Health; Clinica Amistad
PC Guatemala 2014-2016

Abdulfetah Sigal, M.D.P. Development Practice
Emergency Management Specialist, FEMA
Technical Consultant, Pastoralist Concern
Research Fellow: International Livestock Research Institute
OA: Literacy Connects; U.S. Department of Labor
PC Ghana 2015-2017

Rebecca Verlaque, M.E.P.N. Nursing (August 2020)
Registerned Nurse (RN) at Norther Arizona Healthcare
Flagstaff Medical Center Neurology/Telemetry Unit
OA: UArizona PRO Lab/Cancer Center COPE-D Project
PC Senegal 2013-2015