Brigid Riley (MPH ‘98) is an organizational coach and founded B. E. Riley Consulting in 2011 to support others in moving their important work forward.
Heidi Hayes (MHA ‘15) currently works for Cotiviti, a health care data analytics company, as a consultant to health plans and health care delivery systems, joining them in their efforts to shift the economics of health care.
Christine Bent (MHA ’94) was named chief operating officer for Prime Therapeutics LLC located in Eagan, MN.
Amira Adawe (MPH ’15) of The Beautywell Project was recently featured in a Minnesota Public Radio News story for her role in the successful campaign to get online retailer Amazon to stop selling skin-lightening products containing toxic levels of mercury.
Dr. Rebecca Shlafer (MPH ’16) was appointed to the Children’s Cabinet Advisory Council by MN Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan.
Liesl Hargens is a 2007 graduate of the epidemiology program and a passionate global health care leader with more than 20 years of experience in strategy and market access in medical device, hospital, clinic, and payer environments.
Dr. Luqman Lawal (MPH ’14) was recently interviewed by KNXV-TV in Phoenix about the work he’s doing to fight hearing loss around the world.
Master of Healthcare Administration from Univ of MN in 1972 and was CEO of Northfield Hospital (MN) and CEO of St. John’s Lutheran Care Center and President of Lutheran Affiliated Services (Mars PA). He was Vice-President of Lutheran Medical Center (Wheat Ridge, CO) and developed their Senior Services program. Following his retirement, he served as interim pastor for three churches in the Denver area.
Vriesman’s career included serving as CEO of Northfield Hospital in Minnesota, a member of the Colorado State Commission on Aging, and as interim pastor for three churches in the Denver area.
Neesha Hitchcock (MHA ’11) was named to the list highlighting executives having an impact early in their careers on business being done in cities throughout the nation.
Allison Thirion (MPH ’18) will receive a $10,000 grant to support her initiative, Nutrition Network.
Aaron Johnson (MHA ’07) and Adam Kirking (MHA ’12) were named rising stars as health care leaders under 40 years old by Becker’s Hospital Review.