University of Washington School of Public Health

SPH Alumni and Friends

Recent Graduates on how they are transforming communities

Heather Snively, MS, Nutritional Sciences '11

Heather Snively

MS, Nutritional Sciences '11
Nutrition and wellness manager, Guckenheimer

"I love what I do. I get to talk about food all day."

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2015 Distinguished Alumni Award

Mary Travis Bassett, MPH ’85

Mary Bassett

Dr. Mary Travis Bassett has devoted her 30-year career in public health to advancing health equity. Her work has taken her from addressing one of the world’s worst AIDS epidemics in Zimbabwe, to strengthening health systems in Africa, to establishing district health offices in disadvantaged neighborhoods of New York City. Since January 2014, she has served as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.   Read More

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Upcoming Events

MHA Program Spring Alumni Event
Monday, April 27 , 5:00pm-8:00pm
University of Washington Club (4020 E Stevens Way, Seattle, WA)

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MHA Program Spring Alumni Event

Health Care Today: A Focus on Policy in Washington State

Featuring Keynote Speaker, Cassie Sauer, Senior Vice President, Advocacy & Government Affairs Washington State Hospital Association

Join health care executives from around Washington State on Monday, April 27, for networking and a panel discussion on current policy topics, including telemedicine, mental health, scope of practice, medical training, and health care funding.

Date: April 27, 2015
University of Washington Club (4020 E Stevens Way, Seattle, WA)

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Kathryn Beattie, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer at Valley Medical Center
  • Cassie Sauer, Senior Vice President, Advocacy & Government Affairs at the Washington State Hospital Association
  • Steve Saxe, Director, Office of Community Health Systems at the Washington State Department of Health

5-6pm: Networking reception (appetizers and beverage served)
5-7pm: Presentation by Cassie Sauer
7-8pm: Panel Discussion

Eligible ACHE members can receive up to 1.5 Face-to-Face Education hours.

Purchase Tickets Here

Alumni and WSHEF Members: $50
Students: $10

This event is presented by the UW MHA Program and WSHEF.

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