DrPH Careers

Our DrPH graduates have gone on to hold positions at international NGOs, research centers, and institutions of higher education. Graduates land leadership roles as research directors, professors, deans, and senior fellows. Stationed across the U.S. and abroad, you can find SMS DrPH alumni from Hanoi, Vietnam to Maryland, MD. Interested in learning more? Read profiles of select DRPH graduates

Job Titles of Selected DrPH Graduates

Academic Institutions

  • Dean, School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Maryland
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital, the University of California San Francisco

Research Centers

  • Senior Director, Quality, Safety, and Clinical Effectiveness, University of Maryland Medical Center
  • China Program Manager, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
  • Head, Laboratory of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center
  • Director, Global Health Economics and Outcome Research, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

International NGOs

  • Director of Research and Evaluation, The Balm in Gilead, Inc. (an international NGO mobilizing African American and African congregations to address HIV and other health issues)

US Government

  • Director, Research and Evaluation, HIV Care, Treatment and Housing Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene


• Senior Policy Fellow, Department of Nursing Practice and Policy, American Nurses Association


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