The SPH Alumni Society Board leads ongoing efforts to provide lifelong learning opportunities for school alumni.
Together, we work toward:
- Promoting professional development opportunities
- Providing a series of events on the future of public health
- Supporting the mentor program and other student connections
- Maintaining a voice for public health at large
- Advocating for university legislative requests and scholarship fundraising
- Developing a framework for global service and learning
Meet the Board Members (click to view listing)
James Anderson (MHA ’68) is a senior executive with 39 years of health administration leadership experience. He is currently the chief administrative officer for Mayo Clinic Arizona.
Imee Cambronero (MPH, Maternal Global Health ’09) is a global health consultant. She has worked in South Asia, East Africa and the US, most recently leading an emergency obstetric care evaluation in Tanzania and providing technical guidance on national HIV/AIDS surveys on Zanzibar and mainland Tanzania.
Jerry Campbell (MHA ’76) is an assistant administrator at Midland Memorial Hospital, and assistant director of out-patient clinics at Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He was previously an administrator and faculty member at Salmaniya Medical Center in Manama, Bahrain, and the CEO at Johnson County Hospital and Helena Hospital in Arizona, among other leadership roles.
Shelly Espinosa (MPH ’99) is chair of the Society’s Alumni Engagement
Kathy Harriman (PhD ’04) is chief of the Vaccine Preventable Disease Epidemiology Section at the California Department of Public Health. Previously, she worked for the Minnesota Department of Health, as a pediatric emergency room nurse, and as an infection preventionist at Minneapolis Children’s Hospital. She serves on the federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
Haudy Kazemi (MHA ’08) brings a background as a business consultant/technical analyst, with a formal education in health administration and computer science, and an emphasis on finance and health informatics. He participates in multiple organizations, including Ramsey County’s Community Emergency Response Team, Medical Reserve Corps, and Metro Skywarn.
Carrie Klumb (MPH, Environmental Health ’09) is an epidemiologist at the Minnesota Department of Health, where she has worked extensively in food-borne and zoonotic disease surveillance. She serves as the coordinator for MDH’s project associated with the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center housed at the University of Minnesota.
Anne Kollmeyer (MHA ’08) has more than 25 years of experience in many aspects of public health. She is particularly focused on statewide strategic planning and reducing health disparities within communities. She is currently a nutrition consultant with the WIC Federal Nutrition Supplement Program.
Larry Kuusisto (MS ’10) is the vice president of education for Minnesota’s LifeScience Alley, and executive director of the Alley Institute. He brings many connections to the life science industry in the region, and seeks to support the SPH in becoming an even stronger entity in driving innovation for the health sciences industry.
Lara Lamprecht (MPH ’99) has extensive work experience in the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C., including guiding the development, priorities for, and coordination of several national health security funding and technical programs. She has also been part of the board of the D.C. Chapter of the UMN Alumni Association for almost a decade, serving as both vice president and president.
Deborah Lasher (Community Health Education, 1998) is a clinical monitoring manager with the Medtronic Clinical Research Institute. She has a strong background in clinical research, strategic planning and financial management and is the past chair of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.
Angie Lillehei RN, MPH (MPH‚ ’84) is a senior executive with years of executive health care leadership experience in both the public and private sectors. She is currently consulting in health systems, clinical decision support, project management and integrative healing, while working on her PhD dissertation on lack of sleep as a public health issue and the effect of integrative healing therapies.
Lisa Pogoff (MPH, MSW ’85) is a public health professional with experience at nonprofit, state government, and academic institutions. She has a broad public health background, including experience in environmental health, health policy, rural health and primary care, emergency preparedness, and tobacco prevention and control.
Charlotte Sortedahl (MPH ’07) is an assistant professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She has experience in oversight as a health officer, including budget creation, managements, administration, evaluation and reporting.
Want more info on the SPH Alumni Society and our board members? View a collection of documents including constitution and bylaws, board member duties, board committees, and meeting agendas/minutes.