Rudd Alumni

Where Are They Now?

One of our missions is to provide training to students, post-doctoral fellows and graduates considering an advanced degree. These individuals propel their careers by developing and honing research skills, gaining experience in the topics we study, and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Here are some of our former students, interns and employees:

Rebecca Boehm, PhD
Food & Environment Economist, Union of Concerned Scientists

Marie A. Bragg, PhD
Assistant Professor in the Section on Health Choice, Policy and Evaluation
Department of Population Health, NYU School of Medicine

Kristen Cooksey-Stowers, PhD
Assistant Professor in Health Disparities Research
Department of Allied Health Sciences, University of Connecticut

Sarah DeLucia, MPP
Owner, Sarah DeLucia Publishing, LLC

Jennifer Falbe, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

Jaime Foster, PhD
Senior Director of Community Partnerships, Connecticut Food Bank

Willie Frazier III, MPH
Research Program Manager, Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Roberta R. Friedman, ScM
Public Health Policy Consultant

Renee Gross, JD
Campaign Engagement Manager, Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Amy Heard, MA
PhD student, Clinical Psychology, Loyola University Chicago

Mary Himmelstein, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychological Sciences, Kent State University

Maia Hyary, MPA
PhD student, Social Policy, Brandeis University

Megan LoDolce, MA
Project Manager, Quality Measurement Group
Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), Yale University

Michael Long, SD
Assistant Professor in the Department of Prevention and Community Health
Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University

Jennifer L. Pomeranz, JD, MPH
Assistant Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Public Health Policy and Management
College of Global Public Health, New York University

Christina A. Roberto, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Gloriana Rodríguez-Arauz, MA
PhD student, Social Psychology, University of Connecticut

Maria J. Romo-Palafox, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor 
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, St. Louis University

Nikki Semenza, MSW
Congressional Fellow 
Women's Policy, Inc., Washington D.C.