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Commencement May 22, 2020 Virtual Ceremony

Commencement Ceremony (SPH Virtual Commencement Ceremony) ADDRESS TO GRADUATES

Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH, Dean and Professor, School of Public Health

CLASS OF 2020 PHOTO GALLERY Images provided by SPH graduates


Alyssa Todaro Brooks, PhD ’15, SPH Alumni Network President


Names of graduates from the School of Public Health scroll and are accompanied by congratulations from faculty and fellow graduates. Behavioral and Community Health, Craig Fryer, Associate Professor Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Quynh Nguyen, Assistant Professor Family Science, Marian Moser Jones, Associate Professor and Graduate Director Health Policy and Management, Neil Sehgal, Assistant Professor Health Policy and Management, Negin Fouladi, Associate Professor and Graduate Director Kinesiology, Joanne Klossner, Senior Lecturer Public Health Science, Jess O’Hara, Lecturer Applied Environmental Health, Devon Payne-Sturges, Assistant Professor Director of Global Health Engagement, Lis Maring, Associate Clinical Professor of Family Science Negar Mehrabkhani, BS ’20, Public Health Science Samuel Allen, PhD ’20, Family Science


Dean Boris D. Lushniak Negar Mehrabkhani, BS ’20, Public Health Science

WELCOME TO THE UMD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH ALUMNI COMMUNITY Congratulations class of 2020! We are incredibly proud of all that you’ve accomplished and look forward to hearing about all of the public health good you will do in the world. Stay connected with your public health Terp family by updating your contact information, following our social media channels and engaging in our alumni events. Share your news with us at sph-comm@umd.edu. View the SPH 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony Tell us about your post-graduation plans. Fill out the SPH alumni update form. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for the latest news and updates. Subscribe to our Youtube channel to watch our webinars and live events. Join our LinkedIn professional group to network with your fellow alumni.



Dana Reiss

Lounge Menu Labeling on Intention to Quit Smoking and Perceived Harm, Risk and Addiction Among Young Adult Waterpipe Tobacco Smokers in the United States

Among Young Adults: Associations With Psychological and Social Well-Being

Advisor: Dr. Robert Feldman Dissertation: The Influence of Waterpipe

Catherine Maybury

Advisors: Drs. Kerry Green and Alice Horowitz Dissertation: National Survey of Fourth-Year Dental Students About Their Knowledge, Skills, Self-Efficacy and Intention to Use Selected Communication Techniques and Caries Preventive Regimens

Advisor: Dr. Barbara Curbow Dissertation: Intimate Partner Cyberstalking

Tracy Marie Zeeger

Advisor: Dr. Robert Gold Dissertation: Identifying Barriers and Facilitators of Leisure Time Physical Activity Through the Experiences of 16-18 Year Old African American/Black Girls: A Grounded Theory Study

Oluwamurewa Ayodeji Oguntimein

Advisors: Drs. James Butler and Alice Horowitz Dissertation: Diabetes and Periodontal Disease Bi-Directional Relationship: An Examination of Diabetics’ Knowledge, Understanding, Social Determinants and Self-Efficacy Impact on Dental Hygiene Practices



Jordan Nicole Diacumakos

Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Beck Project: A Website to Reduce Drowsy Driving in Emerging Adults

Kaitlyn Elizabeth Lee

Advisor: Dr. Kerry Green Project: The Redevelopment of Youth Violence Prevention Program Curriculum

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, COMMUNITY HEALTH Kahleb Melkamu Aberra MJ Acevedo Dana Lynn Ackerman Tomi Atinuke Ajiboye Samantha Hope Alley Amber Jean Anderson Nancy Alejandra Ayala Ariana Carter Bailey Paulina Nyakato Banegura Carmela A. Barbaro Rose Caruso Leilani Nicole Chavez Grace Elizabeth Clark Caterina De Marchi Daniel James Dye Kiara Lauren Estrada-Romero Oluwatimilehin Oyewande Fatoki Malachi Khalid Floyd Brooke Emily Fruman* Megan Rita Clarice George Rachel Gerstenfeld*** Blake Christian Green Sofia Luciana Grimm Amal Hassan Johanna Aalexandra Holder Tianna Renee Hope Elizabeth Regina Hutman


Alexandra Brooks Johnson Darren Michael Kasoff Michele Audrey Keumeni Jimin Kwon Julianne Thao Le Ashley Elizabeth Matus* Amanda Margaret Melvin Rachel Caitlyn Morgan Sara Elizabeth Naviasky James Si Nguyen Camilla Nadine Obasiolu Apryl Akoth Ogallo Malachi Xavier Perez Marissa Renae Randolph Mamie-Esther Rashid-Sandi Casey Allen Reid Paige Sachwitz*** Matilda Saines Mikayla Marie Saur Dori Rose Schwartz** Shayna Elyse Shor** Brooke Allyn Smith Brianna Kasin Spinnato Emily Elizabeth Thornton Disha Waghode Mitchell Lee Welter*

Latin honors: *cum laude, **magna cum laude, ***summa cum laude


Yixi Xu

Advisor: Dr. Typhanye Dyer Dissertation: Syndemics and HIV Testing Among Hispanic/Latino Gay and Bisexual Men


David Fernandes Santos

Environmental Variables Associated With Pathogen Concentrations in Various Agricultural Water Types in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the US

Predictors Among Children and Teens in the US

Advisor: Dr. Charles Ma Project: Indicator Bacteria and

Li-Yen Rebecca Hu

Advisor: Dr. Xin He Project: Effects of Breastfeeding on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)/Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Lauren Emily Kauffman

Advisor: Dr. Mei-Ling Ting Lee Project: Post-Knee Replacement Pain and Quality of Life Analysis

William Thien Khoi Le-Hoang

Advisor: Dr. Mei-Ling Ting Lee Project: Do Video Games in Adolescence Cause Violent Behavior in Young Adulthood?

Yan Qiao

Advisor: Dr. Xin He Project: Differences in the Awareness of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Between Rural and Urban Residents in China From 2004 to 2015

Advisor: Dr. Xin He Project: Measles Vaccination Rates and

Eunsol Shim

Advisor: Dr. Charles Ma Project: Weight Perception as a Predictor of the Risk for Suicide Ideation and Attempts: Findings from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey

John Joon Yee

Advisor: Dr. Charles Ma Project: Hookah Use Among Young Adults in the United States

Manyun Zhao

Advisor: Dr. Charles Ma Project: Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma Survival Analysis and Differential Expression Using MicroRNA Data

Hua Wei Zhou

Advisor: Dr. Xin He Project: Lost Girls: Modeling Gender Differences in Delayed Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Mehreen Saba

Advisor: Dr. Mei-Ling Ting Lee Project: Modifiers of the Effect of Chronic Pain on Self-Reported Sleep Outcomes in Adults in the United States



Advisor: Dr. Quynh Nguyen Project: Changes in the Gut Microbiome in Military Personnel at High-Risk of Traveler’s Diarrhea

Rachel Nicole Smith Blayney

Advisor: Dr. Typhanye Dyer Project: A Systematic Review of ProviderBased Interventions Aimed to Improve HPV Vaccine Recommendation

Katarzyna Marta Borkowski

Advisor: Dr. Hongjie Liu Project: Job Satisfaction of Registered Nurses in the United States: An Analysis of the 2018 National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses

Jesse Smita Costa

Advisor: Dr. Natalie Slopen Project: The Association Between Sexual Violence and the Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and/or STI Symptoms Among Married Women in Bangladesh: An Analysis of the 2007 Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey (BDHS)

Eric Hang

Sammrawit Daba Girma

Alternative Treatment for Osteoarthritis Related Chronic Inflammation?

Advisor: Dr. Quynh Nguyen Project: Intimate Partner Violence and Depression Among Pregnant Women: A Literature Review

Advisor: Dr. Cher Dallal Project: Is Use of Ginger Rhizome an

Kathryn K. Hirabayashi

Advisors: Drs. Devon Payne-Sturges and Cher Dallal Project: Health Disparities in Exposures to Chemicals and Pollutants Affecting Neurodevelopment: A Hybrid SystematicScoping Review

Ana Marielos Peña-Molina

Advisor: Dr. Natalie Slopen Project: The Association Between Sexual Violence and Engagement in HIV Care Among HIV-Positive Hispanic Women Within the US: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Women’s Interagency HIV Study (WIHS)

Joslynn Abrielle Watkins

Advisor: Dr. Natalie Slopen Project: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Cardiovascular Disease Among Veteran Women 6

FAMILY SCIENCE MASTER OF SCIENCE, COUPLE AND FAMILY THERAPY Oloruntoyosi Olorunkemi Alomaja Advisor: Dr. Leigh Leslie Project: Using Structural Family Therapy in Immigrant Mother Daughter Relationships

Zachary Lane Berman

Advisor: Dr. Jessica Fish Thesis: Are We Ready to Serve? Couple


Advisors: Drs. Sandra Crouse Quinn and Amy Lewin Dissertation: Measuring and Assessing the Health Implications of Perceived Islamophobia Discrimination Among South Asian Muslim Americans

and Family Therapists’ Attitudes Toward BDSM and Their Perceived Competence Helping BDSM Practitioners.

Jennifer Grace Lee Advisor: Dr. Leigh Leslie Thesis: The Role of Siblings on the Relationship Between Parental Racial Socialization and Outcomes in Transracial Adolescent Adoptees

Samuel H. Allen

Advisor: Dr. Leigh Leslie Dissertation: Redoing Gender, Redoing Family: A Mixed-Methods Examination of Family Complexity and Gender Heterogeneity Among Transgender Families

Shy Porter

Advisor: Dr. Mona Mittal Dissertation: Examining Racism as a Risk Factor for Uterine Fibroids Among African American Women


Advisor: Dr. Sandra Crouse Quinn Dissertation: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV Vaccine Awareness and Knowledge: An Exploratory Analyses of the Role of Race, Ethnicity and Social Media


FAMILY SCIENCE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, FAMILY SCIENCE Jenna Abrams Hiba Zainab Ahmed Chanelle Akia Alexander Heather Steffania Augustine Faiza Afzal Aulakh Edem Abla Awuku* Ghazala Azaz Olivia Latifa Bankole Rachel Morgan Barnett Fofie Bazzie Mayan Beroukhim Terry Lashawn Bradley Jordyn Burleson Mayra Stephanie Cabrera Joseline Castillo Krisbelle Ceballos Jennifer Almeida Cerpe Lily Adriana Cortez Kerrie Nicole Cullen Jacqueline Diaz Amirah Abas Dorsey Crystal Patrice Dyson Rodney Elliott Sr. Alero Enitan Enyinnaya Samual Feldman Maiya A’Neice Forrest Samantha Camille Frazier Jennifer Aracely Garcia Anne Kathleen Gosse Sandra Isabel Granados Rachel Ellen Grassick Joanna Greenberg Mharizza Caparas Hipolito Aimee Howard Shiyu Huang Ben Duy Huynh Madison Dore Jackson Alusine Wurie Jalloh Caitlin M. Jordan Martha Kamara Zahra Kordkheili Mira Ming Jiang Thompson Kowarsky Denise Daza Laforteza Simone Lagergren Payton Lambert Katherine Landry Sari Esther Lerner*** Rayshad Lewis Joyce Han Lim Tiare Amber Loera Meghan Erin Lotierzo 8

Rivka Yael Magier Noor-E-Maham Mateen Madeline Grace McArdle Paola Jamilex Mejia Naol Dereje Mekonnen Jossie Alexandra Molina Miranda Tusneem Fethi Muktar Amber Paige Nalley Mahfam Parandoush Madeleine Claire Pekosz*** Jessica Rachel Pickett Tyrrel Demitri Pigrome Maame Ama Sapong Elsa Kathleen Shafer Jesse Elizabeth Shulas Lily Sloate Camille Rachae Smith Magdalena Elizabeth Sparks Danielle Glinda Spencer Bethany Lynne Stanton Shakira Regina Stogdon-Battle Maimuna Aqeela Tareq* Helen Kalaab Teklebrahan Darryl Renard Turner William Alfredo Vargas Isabella Vertefeuille Amira Elyssa Walton Ciara Nichae Ware Kelsey Erin White Melissa Whitney Hailey Anne Wilberger Stephan Marquis Williamson Brittany Anne Williams Reyna Lauren Wright Camilla Wei XiWu Jasmine Louise Young

Latin honors: *cum laude, **magna cum laude, ***summa cum laude


Advisor: Dr. Dylan Roby Dissertation: Social and Environmental Barriers to Healthcare Access and Utilization for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People in California

Dyllis Sefeh Mbah Minang

Advisor: Dr. Lori Simon-Rusinowitz Dissertation: Evaluating the Quality of Home Health Care for Individuals With Complex Medical Needs Receiving Private Duty Nursing Services in the Maryland Rare and Expensive Case Management Program

Kester F. Williams-Parry

Advisors: Drs. Jie Chen and Stephen B.Thomas Dissertation: Assessing Changes in Access to Healthcare and Utilization of Preventive Services among Immigrants of African Descent Before and After Implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Liyang Xie

Advisor: Dr. Michel Boudreaux Dissertation: Maryland’s Global Budget Revenue Program and Hospital-based Neonatal Care


Advisor: Dr. Neil Sehgal Project: Expanding Available Medical Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic Through Redeployment of Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Elizabeth Anne Zelia Carvalho

Advisor: Dr. Jie Chen Project: Efforts to Increase Patient Portal Enrollment Among MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute Patients

Sidney Sizhe Chen

Advisor: Dr. Dylan Roby Project: An Analysis of Regional Hospital


Advisor: Dr. Neil Sehgal Project: Evaluation and Analysis of Study Designs Towards Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Deena Farrukh

Advisor: Dr. Jie Chen Project: Mary’s Center Dental|Operations Manual

Juhi Gupta

Advisor: Dr. Jie Chen Project: Why Patient Experience is Important in Health Care

Gillian Jay Hamilton

Advisor: Dr. Neil Sehgal Project: Outpatient Spiritual Care Pilot Program Development

Juanita Richards

Advisor: Dr. Luisa Franzini Project: Streamlining the Central Sterile Supply Operations of the National Institutes of Health

Isabel Teresa Sierra Maldonado

Advisor: Dr. Jie Chen Project: Increasing Work-Flow Efficiency at Mary’s Center’s Referrals Department

Practices and Public Health Responses and its Effects on COVID-19 Cases 9


Sarah Loren Hurlbert

How Measurement of Well-Being Can Influence the Community Work of the D.C. Primary Care Association (DCPCA)

Montgomery County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)

Maya Deane-Polyak

Advisor: Dr. Luisa Franzini Thesis: “What Are You Going to Take

Advisor: Dr. Kellee White Project: Well-Being, Measured: Understanding

Advisor: Dr. Dylan Roby Thesis: Evaluation Methods for a

Margaret K. Jordan

Community-Centered Human Subjects Protections and Research Ethics Training:Your Rights in Research

From Me?” Considerations for Developing a Tailored Community Centered Human Subjects Protections and Research Ethics Workshop

Joseph Robert Galarraga

Ihunanya Onyejiuwa

Lead Level (BLL) Testing With the Baltimore City Health Department

Maternal Health: An Evaluation of EvidenceBased Models

Quinshay Charniece Hall

Brittney Smith

Housing on US Older Adult Health

Mortality in Black Women

Cydney Chais Hamilton

Mikayla Ariana Walker

Implementation Strategies and Recommendations for a County-Level Sexual Health Campaign

Organizations to Improve Participation and Collaboration Among Health Funding Partners

Advisor: Dr. Kellee White Project: Identifying Areas for Increased Blood

Advisor: Dr. Dylan Roby Thesis: Barriers of Aging: The Impact of

Advisor: Dr. Kellee White Project: Sexual Health in Everything:

Jianna Howard

Advisor: Dr. Kellee White Thesis: Perceived Discrimination and Multimorbidity Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults


Advisor: Dr. Kellee White Project: Evaluating Implementation of the

Advisor: Dr. Kellee White Project: The Impact of Home Visiting on

Advisor: Dr. Luisa Franzini Project: Factors Influencing Maternal

Advisor: Dr. Dylan Roby Project: Comparing Philanthropy-Serving



Samuel Ryuji Bara-Garcia

Alexis A. Allen

Outreach Initiative of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) and Improving Health Communication With Diverse Audiences

in Preventing Infectious Diseases Among Children

Advisor: Dr. Dylan Roby Project: Expanding the Community

Malcolm J. Clyburn

Advisor: Dr. Luisa Franzini Project: Using the National Association

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: Effectiveness of Vaccinations

Bria Nicole Beatty

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: Health and Homelessness in California: A Public Health Crisis

of County and City Health Officials’ (NACCHO) Roots of Health Inequity Platforms to Popularize Health Equity Concepts at the Health Resources and Services Administration

Elizabeth Lee Dennard

Karen Mon Diep

Kahina Djouini

Initiatives in a Maryland Local Health Department

Michigan Water Crisis

Samantha Kate Guarneri

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: Therapy Transformed:

Advisor: Dr. Dylan Roby Project: Developing Quality Improvement

Advisors: Drs. Michel Boudreaux and Eva DuGoff Project: Examining the Current State

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: Strategies to Improve Food Insecurity and Resultant Depression Among Adults Living in the United States

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: Public Health Implications of Flint,

Cynthia Edouarzin

Opportunities and Obstacles of Teletherapy

of Medicaid

Jordan McSherry

Advisor: Dr. Michel Boudreaux Project: An Analysis of the The Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act (PDPRA) of 2019 on Patient Access to New Treatments and Independent Charitable Assistance Organizations

Nicole Sarah Pomerantz

Advisor: Dr. Dylan Roby Project: Analysis of Affordable Housing Units for Montgomery County Rental Assistance Program Users

Carter Elliot Thompson

Advisor: Dr. Dylan Roby Project: Approaches to Addressing Surprise Medical Billing: Lessons From the States 11



Surbhi Sardana

Philosophical Vaccination Exemptions on Public Health

Framework in the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services to Improve Public Health

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: Impact of Religious and

Isabelle N. Koumbairia

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: Disparities in Access to Healthcare Care Among Transgender Women in the US

Rachael Devorah Sturgis

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: Integrating Social Determinants

Ashlee Mattingly

of Health Data With Health Information Technology Platforms to Improve Public Health Practice and Health Outcomes

in Overcoming Drug Shortages

Alexia M. Torres

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: The Role of Outsourcing Facilities

Marlene Amber Michniak

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: Vaping in the United States:Youth Epidemic and Regulatory Review

Nabila Sadiq

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: The Impact of Opioid Policies and Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) on the Opioid Crisis in Georgia and Florida


Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: Using an Equity and Social Justice

Advisor: Dr. Negin Fouladi Project: Nurse Burnout: Addressing Stressors, Work Environment and Job Dissatisfaction



Emma Patricia Shaw

Jennifer Lee

Advisor: Dr. Rodolphe Gentili Dissertation: Effect of spatial working

Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Roberts Project: A Pilot Nature Walk as Therapeutic

memory depletion on cerebral cortical dynamics of cognitive-motor performance

Recreation for Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Isabelle Shuggi

Advisor: Dr. Rodolphe Gentili Dissertation: Examination of CognitiveMotor Processes During Reaching Movements: From Independent Human Practice to Human-Robot Team Performance

Lauren Weiss

Advisor: Dr. J. Carson Smith Dissertation: Structural and Functional Brain Network Correlates of Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness: Examining the Influence of Depression

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, KINESIOLOGY Lauren Cristel Abidargham Alanna Miriam Aboulafia Oreofeoluwa Temitayo Ajayi Yonathan Aklile Jordan Al-Faleh Rahaf Khattab Alhabashi Jacie Lynn Aorilio Joshua Hairhan Aurdos Noah Avery Jonah Barnes Kristyn Maria Batta Misty Anne Bell Amma Anima Bempa Kayla Nicole Beovich*** Madeline Rose Berman Mycah Ronit Berson

Samantha Jordan Betz Saleha Bharde Benjamen Hunt Bianchi Melissa Rachel Bierman Leah Marie Blackall Lud Zabad Blair Mitchell Raymond Bodner Mason Henry Boeren Michael Boetticher Kelly Eileen Bouma Samantha Jane Bowen*** Misha Nichole Bucknor Madison Burley Kerry Noreen Callaghan O’Reginald Gamit Carnegie

Latin honors: *cum laude, **magna cum laude, ***summa cum laude


KINESIOLOGY (CONTINUED) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, KINESIOLOGY Kiana Rhea Carr Yan Chen Catalina Anne Chesney Kyle Robert Chieh Eun Jung Cho Samantha Taylo Cohen Taylor Paige Cohen Caroline Elizabeth Colavita Patrick Ryan Collins Lindsey Ann Corkran Timothy Patrick Crane Lester Nathaniel Crockett Keelin Patterson Crouch Benjamin Samuel Cubert Allison Laura D’Costa Jacob Kerxton Dahreddine Garrett Steven Day Eshwinder Kaur Dhaliwal Elisabeth Mary Diamantopoulos Abigail Rose Digate Jonathon Albert Dignazio Meghan Clare Doherty Jackson William Durbin Sera Sadaty Ellerson Eric Nduka Elue Dina Liseth Enriquez Julian Ezigbo Alecia Nicole Farina Lesly Paola Feliz Orellana Nicholas Lee Gaines Kimberly Ann Gerber Sophia Ludovica Giavotto Joseph A. Gipson Katherine Victoria Glaros Veronica Michele Gottilla Sierra Monet Green Samantha Lee Griffin* Monica Louise Hallmark Brody Jaime Harkless Kaleah Harley Mary Sotheany Heng Troy Austin Hepler Melissa Anne Hewitt* Charlotte Frances Higgins Debbie Hong Taylor Nichole Hosking Kelsey Meghan Jackson


Elaina Lillian Jaffe Matthew Alan Johnson Paige Marie Johnson** Cameron Katherine Teresa Jones Stephanie Michelle Jones Valerie Elizabeth Jones** Sergio Alexander Juarez Chavez Pratistha Katila* Jacob Harim Kim Wontak Kim Angeline Olivia King Taylor Marie Kinnucane Chandler Alexis Kirk Aaron Dov Kraiman Marianna Dorthy Kurban Oren Lagziel Bahar M. Lakeh Kevin Lamberson Laurielle Ayana Lambert Brandon Lee Erica Ying-Ja Lee John Byungjoo Lee Julia Ann Lemel Julia Man Yin Leung*** Grace Lauren Levering Keenan Patrick Lewis Kennedy Jurnee Lewis Daniel Lim Jared Steven Locke Matthew Auldwin Masangcay Benjamin Thomas Mast Nicole C. Matelite** Nicholas Daniel Mayo Madeline Jo Mazenko Susan Anna McCauley

Latin honors: *cum laude, **magna cum laude, ***summa cum laude

KINESIOLOGY (CONTINUED) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, KINESIOLOGY Magdalene Elise McGeady Micah Oneal McMillan Maria R. Mermagen Kelly Ann Miller Mackenzie Hope Miller* Julian Anthony Mis Jenai S. Molden Julia Elizabeth Morgan William Daniel Mosquera* Georgina M. Moulds Madelin Mulligan Isabelle Julia Muss** Jordan Matthew Nachwalter Eric Patrick Nalbandian Chirac Ndetan Ahmad Njoya Matthew Ryan Norfolk*** Onorere Ebanehita Okojie Leah Margalit Oliff Jonathan Solomon Ortega Emma Owen Christianne Nesochim Owunna Anna Louise Packy Danielle Panambo Francesco Antonio Parisi Giuseppe Parisi Hari Anil Patel Nicholas Joseph Peltz Dana Laura Mar Peral Jacquelyn Deveille Peters* Dan Van Pham Jacob Alexande Potvin Amanda Sophia Poulakowski Molly Lyn Rappaport Douglas Robert Robinson Gabriela Oliva Rodriguez Paige Taylor Rogoff*** Julia Ariel Romyn Nicholas Alexander Rosin Karina Molnar Ruiz Derek Tyle Salazar Harrison Melissa Christel Sanchez Jonathan Mulugeta Sayihe Amira Yvonne Enza Scaramella Carter Daniel Schmidt Anamaria Schmitz Valerie Segal Anahita Shirvanian

Samantha Nicole Silfen Mikayla Brooke Sizer Nicole Taylor Sliwak Bailey Ann Souder** Andie Paige Spadaccini* Aliza Spellman Nina Nicole Spensieri Rachel Dene St. Croix Dominic Francis Stecklein Matthew Steven Eugene Strong Nicole Eilene Sullivan* Claire Nadine Tarzia Cheyenne Meredith Taylor Kyning Juang Tillinghast Ethan Tsirulik Luciano Francesco Vergura Reinier Aidien Bernardo Vitug Julianna Wegrzecki Kaitlyn Marie Welsh** Daphna Ariel Wieder** Melissa Wilken Jordan Thomas Windsor Craven Anthony Wright Lakeshia Wright Julia Grac Wunderlick Adam Bennett Young** Kira Paige Zarzuela

Latin honors: *cum laude, **magna cum laude, ***summa cum laude



Haranie Abera Faduma Yusuf Aden Alexis Chinue Agbai Clydelle Yeboah Agyei Damilola Elizabeth Ajayi Uzoamaka C. Ajene Oluwatumi Osarieme Akin-Sodipo Mireim Dhiya Alibrahim** Michael Solomon Altmark Johanna Ratna Ananth Suha Ansari Jovanna Aragon Ahlam Farhat Ashkar Jericho Jayson Serranillo Asis* Mifrah Navaid Baqai Jessica Halyna Barmine*** Emily Kathleen Barr * Tyler Frederic Beaudoin** Ashia Begum Sara Behal Megan Maria Bentley Morgan Noelle Biggs Jeremiah Blakeman Joshua Ross Blanchard Emma Catherine Bogaenko Kenneth Edward Bonett Ellie May Brandenburg Katrina Nicole Brauer Abigail Rebecca Breen Barbara Ann Brewer** Yasmeen Shamima Brooks Catherine Dugan Butz Alexia Nicole Calhoun Vanessa Carrillo Michael Luis Carrion Katherine Elizabeth Cavanaugh Daniela Cediel


Ji Suk Cha Jelena Hsin-Ann Chen** Rita Chen Ashley Chibb Gihong Chung Camille Marie Clark Jonathan Scott Comaromi Natalie Grace Corson Jesse Joffrey Cotton** Kendall Nicole Crawford Sarah Anne Crider Amber Brooke Czinn Noor-Ul-Huda Dawood Naife Deressa Donald Sampath De Alwis** Sulakkhana Mohottige De Saram Leighla Dergham Kayleigh E. Dielmann Sauma Upile Mtila Doka*** Olivia Rae Ebey Rachel Nicole Edsall Makenna Jane Garcia Egas Olivia Paige Elbaum Harrison Joseph Elcik Matthew Wayne Ellingsworth Rebecca Elianna Elspas Tosan Adaze Elise Eweka Zachary Scott Fernald Erin Marie Fitzsimons Allyson Bell Flinn Kevin Alexander Flores Megan Theresa Fowler Allison Lee Frank* Malvina Yeboaa Frimpong Brendan O’Driscoll Gage Danielle Nicole Gans Xiomara Lisset Garcia Samantha Magen Garonzik Ming Gault Sydney Elizabeth Gholson Manveer Gill Kiley Catherine Golden Olivia Rose Gomez** Seblewongel Abraham Gorfu Adrian Chase Green Hannah Elizabeth Harms Julia Elizabeth Harvey Douglas R. Hatch Regan Kate Healey

Latin honors: *cum laude, **magna cum laude, ***summa cum laude

PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCE (CONTINUED) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCE Hannah Jane Hoffman Hannah Lauren Holzrichter Amanda Leigh Hopkins Kayla Housewright Erica Hsu Jamie Francis Humphrey Kayla Jean James Neve Jansen*** Jael Kagai Rebecca Ann Kaminsky Noorpreet Kaur Simran Deep Kaur Miles Roe Kerby Shanza Tassadduqe Khan Razeen Nawaz Khan* Charlotte Kimball Zachary Robert Kirby Parker Finley Kleb Samantha Camille Klein Maya Prathna Kohli Zoe Lauren Koplan Shoshana Nina Kott Yema Kpaka Linda Kuo Melissa Kate Kuyumjian Shelby Lawanson*** Emma Katherine Lawrence*** Anh-Thi Huynh Le Hwa Yeon Lee Hiwot Abebe Lema Alison Li Madelyn Mae Lovett*** Simran Kaur Lubana Maanasa Maadhavan Shreya Makar Nadia Sohail Malik Kendall Naomi Maliszewski* Alexandra Nicole Marquez Shifali Ayesha Mathews*** Kaylan Michelle Mayo Aichetou Mayouone Njoya Caroline Joy McComas Jasmyne Denise McDuffie Melanie Rose McFarland Seyrona Jahvantie McLean Negar Mehrabkhani** Aathira Chandran Menon Caroline Elizabeth Mitzel Asma Mohamed Abdi Mohamed Tanesha Mondestin Jaleh Sarah Montazer

Camila Morales Monica Seomara Mosby Arushi Moudgil Karen Mpanju Samuel Ngube Mpouadina Morgan Elizabeth Mullett** Mashaal Munir Diego Alejandro Munoz Taryn Leanne Myrick Srinidhi Nag Bala Subhiksha Nagaraja Sethuraman Ari Joshua Nahmani Syed Murtaza Naqvi Eesa Ayub Naseer Keeran Navaratnam* Blessing Ugochi Ndukwe Racheal Lynn Nelson Madalyn Clare News*** Kelly Tran Ngo Kha Le Tuyet Ngo Marie Francoise Ngobo Ekamby Trung Thu Ngoc Nguyen Kayla Jean Norton Julia Grace Novick Justin Chidi Nwosu Afua Nhyira Nyame-Mireku** Christine Nzokou Chiamaka Adaobiekezie Odinammadu Amaka Lauren Okeke* Onyinyeoma Crystal Okolo Monique Antonette Oliver

Latin honors: *cum laude, **magna cum laude, ***summa cum laude


PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCE (CONTINUED) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCE Felicia Ugochi Opara Alexander Ariel Oquendo Torres Kevin Nimoh Osei Victor Eugene Panza Codrin Adrian Parau Kajal Sanjay Parikh* Zill Ketan Parikh Chandni Kanaiyalal Patel Kristine Mytuyen Pham* Samuel William Poling Supriya Prabhakar Emily Pung Melissa Rose Rabinowitz Vidhi Manojkumar Rami Rose Rattner Hayley Elizabeth Reilley Valeria Lucia Retana Jose Luis Rivas Mina Naguib Rizkalla Mya Dominique Robinson Sonny Oritseselugbe Robinson Kelly Lan Ross Sofia Sahaniuk Manasi Samal Kayla Gabrielle Santos Samantha Ann Saper Madeleine Rose Sarro* Alexandra Morgaine Schroeder Kevin Mitchell Scranton Astear Afewerki Semaie Alexandra Nicole Sender Moozen Shalabi Sophia Ann Shepard Amrita Singh Anjali Singh


Lauren Nicole Smith Adam Garin Stombler** Preeya Subedi Sibga Sufian Roohali Ahalya Sukhavasi ** Klaudia Sulima Yardena Carmel Sultan-Reisler*** Felicia Putri Tanu Grace Vanelle Tchapwa Feumeni Dina Ermias Teclu Sydni Thomas Azucena Elizabeth Turcios-Mendez Aderonke Osayaebamwen Usman Odinaka Christiantus Uzoukwu Jennifer Magaly Valdez Yen Van Fatmata Jebeh Vandi Cornelius Handoko Waiman Dejia Simmone Walkin Kaitlyn Mary Watson Katherine Marie Wehrung Megan Grace Whiteman Root Haile Woldu Aileen Anne Wood Jennifer Qian Li Xu Mariam Mayowa Yekini Justin Nicholas Yi Hansheng Zhang Amy Zheng Sydney Elizabeth Ziegler Francesca Elaine Zink

Latin honors: *cum laude, **magna cum laude, ***summa cum laude

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP Dean Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH Principal Associate Dean and Associate Dean, Dushanka V. Kleinman, DDS, MScD, Research Associate Dean Stephen M. Roth, PhD, Academic Affairs Associate Dean Bradley D. Hatfield, PhD, Faculty Affairs Assistant Dean Kelly Blake, MA, Communications Assistant Dean Coke Farmer, PhD, Undergraduate Affairs Assistant Dean Amanda Grimes, MBA, Finance and Administration Assistant Dean Jennifer Schwartz, MBA, Development Erin McClure, Chief of Staff and Diversity Officer Robert S. Gold, DrPH, PhD, Chair, Behavioral and Community Health Hongjie Liu, PhD, Chair, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Sandra C. Quinn, PhD, Chair, Family Science Luisa Franzini, PhD, Chair, Health Policy and Management Bradley D. Hatfield, PhD, Chair, Kinesiology Stephen M. Roth, PhD, Director, MD Institute for Applied Environmental Health Stephen M. Roth, PhD, Director, Public Health Science Stephen B. Thomas, PhD, Professor and Director, Center for Health Equity Cynthia Baur, PhD, Endowed Professor and Director, Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy Bradley O. Boekeloo, PhD, Professor and Director, UMD Prevention Research Center Dina Borzekowski, PhD, Research Professor and Interim Director, the Global Health Initiative Susan G. Esserman, JD, Founder and Director, SAFE Center for Human Trafficking Survivors

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Many thanks to the graduates who shared their images for inclusion in the SPH Virtual Commencement Ceremony. Thanks also to Ally Johnson, BS Community Health, for serving as the School of Public Health Senior Marshal for the University of Maryland Virtual Commencement Ceremony. Thanks to the following School of Public Health faculty and staff for their work on the SPH commencement program and communications. Bemnet Faris Brit Saksvig Kirian Villalta Michelle Wilson

Photos throughout by: John T. Consoli/University of Maryland and School of Public Health


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