2007-2009 COHORT



Traici received her MPH from St. Louis University School of Public Health. She trained in the Office of the Administrator of the Wisconsin Division of Public Health. Her work as a fellow included serving as lead staff for the Governor’s Public HealthCouncils Committee on Finance. It was here she completed a policy brief on infant mortality in Wisconsin and provided technical assistance to local health departments preparing for national accreditation. Traici assisted with projects that focused on minority health and increasing health literacy. Preceptor: Tom Sieger

Post Fellowship: Traici is Primary Care Office Coordinator at Wisconsin Department of Health Services in Madison, WI.



Suzanne is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison MPH program. She completed her Fellowship with the Department of Public Health for Madison and Dane County in the Health Promotion Program. In this program Suzanne used participatory strategies to address health disparities within communities and the relationship between the built environment and health. These techniques helped to engage with community members, stakeholders and built environment professionals to learn how people use place; assessment findings of health supports and barriers were then translated into action. Suzanne also co-coordinated a group called CHAMP (Community Health Assessment Mapping Partnership) that developed and implemented a collaborative Community Health Assessment using both geographic information systems and community-based participatory research to combine population-based data with qualitative assessments of the built environment. Preceptor: Judy Howard

Post Fellowship: Suzanne is Director of Community Engaged Learning for Health at Stanford University in Stanford, CA.



Carrie holds an MPH in Health Behavior and Health Education, an MSW in Interpersonal Practice and Mental Health, and a Specialist in Aging Certificate, all from the University of Michigan. During the Fellowship, Carrie divided her time between the Milwaukee County Department on Aging (MCDA) and S.E.T Ministry, Inc. Carrie participated in numerous projects including educational programming for residents on public housing, asset-based community development focused on older adults, and the development of a county-wide wellness council at MCDA. Preceptors: Linda Cieslik and Thelma Newby

Post Fellowship: Carrie completed her doctorate at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Management, in 2015, and is a Research Associate with the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center.


Amanda received her MPH from the University of Illinois-Chicago School of Public Health. She completed her placement with the Milwaukee Health Department and the Walker’s Point Community Clinic, as well as Core el Centro. At the Milwaukee Health Department Amanda conducted research for the development of a new Men’s Health Division. She also developed an evaluation for a community based diabetes prevention program. With Core el Centro, Amanda developed a curriculum for health promoters that is being utilized to build capacity for health promotion among the Latino Community in Milwaukee. Preceptor: Ana Paola Soares Lynch

Post Fellowship: Amanda is an CalFresh Outreach Director at the San Diego Hunger Coalition in San Diego, CA.