Jami S. Haberl, M.P.H., M.H.A.’03

Jami Haberl has been named executive director of Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative. Previously, she was executive director of the Safeguard Iowa Partnership. A native of Lohrville, Iowa, she has master’s degrees in public health and health care administration from Des Moines University. “We’re thrilled to have Jami leading our efforts to make Iowa the healthiest […]

— Alumni Relations

Lauren R. Brown, M.P.H.’14

Ms. Brown recently accepted a position with Public Health Services of San Joaquin County in California. She is a public health educator in the Child Health and Disability Prevention Program.

— Alumni Relations

Jami S. Haberl, M.P.H.’03, M.H.A.’03

Jami Haberl recently was named executive director of the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative, a privately led public initiative intended to inspire Iowans and their communities to improve their health and happiness. The community-focused effort is using the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index® to measure progress toward the goal of making Iowa the healthiest state in the nation […]

— Alumni Relations

Bradden T. Cannon, M.H.A., M.P.H.’08

Cannon accepted a position as the director of cardiovascular services at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville in January. He and his wife, Sunny, are raising their three children, Hyrum, Olivia and the newest, Madalynn Fae, who joined their family in August 2013. 

— Anna Hudson

Ryan T. Dow, M.H.A., M.P.H.’12

Dow is a safety, health and environmental consultant in the administrative branch at DuPont Pioneer for all its lab and research operations in the Des Moines, IA, area. He oversees safety for more than 1,000 people; some of his efforts are going toward global implementation. 

— Anna Hudson

Leonard A. Olu-Williams, M.P.H.’09

Olu-Williams is the health education program supervisor at the Philadelphia, PA, Department of Public Health, where he oversees three programs. He and his wife were married in December 2011. She is a fourth-year D.O. student at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

— Anna Hudson

Melissa J. Lawler, M.P.H.’10

Lawler and Scott Lawler were married on June 17, 2006. They welcomed a son, Braeden Michael, to their family on July 23, 2008, and a second son, Colin Benjamin, on August 31, 2011. Melissa is currently working on her nursing degree. The family resides in Rochester, MN. 

— Anna Hudson