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Liz Levin-Sparenberg

Spotlight

Alumna transitions from pandemic frontlines to inspiring instructor

Elizabeth Levin-Sparenberg, MPH ’07, PhD ’16

Liz Levin-Sparenberg is an instructor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, who transitioned from the pandemic frontlines to teaching in the online MPH program. Learn how her personal experiences helped shape her approach to teaching, fostering a supportive community of future public health leaders in the digital classroom.

Ali Jawad

Alumnus is bridging gaps in health technology as a consultant for Deloitte

Ali Jawad, MPH ’19

The routes to a career in healthcare are numerous, with pathways that ultimately produce surgeons, radiologists, technicians and physician assistants. Ali Jawad, MPH ’19, has found that he can best serve the greater community by taking a different avenue. He provides the bridge that ultimately brings the necessary and appropriate care to thousands as a consultant for Deloitte.

Nicholas Streicher

Alumnus melds compassion with public health at Medstar Health

Nicholas Streicher, MD, MPH ’20

For Nicholas Streicher, MD, MPH ’20, who earned a Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, the path to a career in medicine was paved not only with the tangible tools of the trade but also with the intangible qualities of sensitivity, compassion and understanding.

Kellie Paich

Alumna 'focuses on entire person' as part of patient care at Movember

Kellie Paich, MPH ’14

Kellie Paich, MPH ’14, is well-versed in prostate cancer treatments and the disease’s prevalence, with more than 200,000 annual diagnoses in the United States. Paich, who earned a Master of Public Health degree in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, emphasizes the need for a sensitive initial patient approach.