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The UW Department of Health Systems and Population Health (HSPop) supports, connects, and celebrates its alumni who work around the world and country on some of the most pressing public health issues.

Our alumni transform communities, lead health organizations, find solutions to emerging public health challenges, promote the latest evidence-based practices and interventions, respond to rapidly evolving disease outbreaks, and so much more — saving and improving millions of lives.

Alumni Stories

  • Teah Hoopes is pivoting to a new career in public health

    Teah Hoopes is pivoting to a new career in public health

    After working in clinical research for more than a decade, Hoopes knew she needed a master’s degree to take the next step in her career. The UW Online Master of Public Health ended up a perfect fit. Hear more from Hoopes.

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  • Kelson Okimoto, prepared to make an impact

    Kelson Okimoto, prepared to make an impact

    Okimoto found a degree, Health Informatics and Health Information Management, that brought together his interests in health care and technology and set him on a quick path to a great career. Hear more from Okimoto.

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  • Catherine Rizos is getting the word out about public health

    Catherine Rizos is getting the word out about public health

    As a communications director, Rizos knows how essential communications is to the success of public health. The UW Community-Oriented Public Health Practice MPH puts a priority on those vital communication skills. Hear more from Rizos.

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Career Services

We offer a variety of services and resources to support our alumni, from email lists to advising. Check with our individual programs on their offerings, as well as what services alumni can access with the university and UW School of Public Health.

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Support Current Students

Alumni can also help support current HSPop students and future public health leaders through various fund options.

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