Development & Alumni Relations

Development and alumni relations at the School of Public Health go hand in hand in building community; creating opportunities to connect alumni, faculty, and students; funding student education; and forging a sustainable future for the school.

Together, development and alumni relations make up our school’s Advancement team.

As a global leader in public health, our school tackles the world’s most complex, emerging, and intractable public health challenges and SPH advancement works to support the school and its students, research, and programs. The school’s most ambitious effort toward that goal is its $40 million capital campaign that will be launched in April 2018.

Advancement Team

Jess Kowal
Jess Kowal
Chief Development Officer
612-626-2391
Kablia Thao
Kablia Thao
Associate Chief Advancement Officer for Alumni Engagement, DEIA and Operations
612-625-2443
Mary Friedman
Mary Friedmann
Associate Development Officer
612-626-5718
Andrea Morsch
Advancement Program Coordinator
612-626-7405
Elizabeth Wegele
Elizabeth Wegele
Donor Relations Manager
612-625-2383
Jeff Westlund
Jeff Westlund
Senior Development Officer
612-624-5441
Maishia Yang
Maishia Yang
Associate Development Officer
612-626-7973
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