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SPHIS presents degrees and awards to the Class of 2010

The School of Public Health and Information Sciences held its 2010 Convocation on Friday, May 7. Congratulations to all graduates and award winners.


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biostatistics
Christopher N. Barnes, M.S.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Epidemiology and Clinical Investigation Sciences
Venkata S. Chilakapati, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.P.H.

Certificate in Clinical Investigation Sciences
Mostafa El-Refai, M.D.
Ahmad Alwakkaf, M.D.

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Clinical Investigation Sciences
Kelly Black, M.D.
Matthew Bower, M.D.
Keith Cross, M.D.
Pushan Jani, M.D.
Mihir Patel, M.D.
Rona Roberts, M.D.

Master of Science (M.S.) in Biostatistics-Decision Science
Matthew Lanham
Xiaohong Li

Master of Science (M.S.) in Epidemiology
Gina Richardson

Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
Tifany Ables
Peter Ahiawodzi
Jade Ashley
Scott Bankhead
Heather Collins
Loren Droege
Bruce Edwards
Ross Flannagan
Ashley Frericks
Richard Gibson
Elizabeth Gordon
Trinidad Jackson
David Johnson
Elizabeth Kelty
Alecia Kennedy
Libin Korah
Scott Maymon
Todd Mercier
Paxton Montgomery
Kenneth Morrison
Mark Mugavin
Haritha Pallam
Amanda Palmer-Ball
Tiffany Robinson
Grace Rubia
Amy Sadler
Darcie Scott
Richa Singh
Kelly Carter Sperry
Kelly Westhusing
Buddhika Wickramatillake
Ray Yeager
Irfan Yusoff


The following awards recipients and inductees were announced during the ceremony.

SPHIS Outstanding Student
Tiffany Robinson

Graduate Dean's Citation
Christopher N. Barnes
Venkata S. Chilakapati
Alecia Kennedy
Matthew Lanham
Tiffany Robinson

SPHIS Service Award
Trinidad Jackson

SPHIS Dean's Award
Christopher Barnes
Alecia Kennedy

Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health Inductees

Loren Droege
Alecia Kennedy
Scott Maymon
Tiffany Robinson

Trudy Libs Betourne, Development Coordinator for Gilda’s Club Louisville
Dr. Vanita Farrow, Mobile Dental Director for the Louisville Metro Dept. of Public Health and Wellness
Adele Mendes, Data Manager Analyst for the National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorders in Boston.

Dr. Barry Wainscott, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Management and Systems Sciences 

Dr. David Allen, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

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