Graduation speaker Sarah Kotchian, PhD, MPH, EdM, delivers her commencement address, titled “A Calling to Serve.” She is the associate director for planning for the Institute for Public Health at the University of New Mexico.
SPH commencement marked milestones in School's history
Loma Linda University School of Public Health graduated approximately 160 students on Sunday, June 10. The event included a milestone: the graduation of the School’s first online MPH students, who began their study in August 2004.
In addition to the online students, the graduating class comprised DrPH students, MPH students, MBA students, students from the off-campus MPH program at Peru’s Universidad Peruana Unión, and bachelor’s degree students.
LLU chancellor Richard Hart, MD, DrPH, hugs SPH Alumnus of the Year Mekebeb Negerie, DrPH.
Doctoral graduates Kara Zografos (left) and Tammy Young celebrate after the ceremony.
Faculty congratulate Donn Gaede (right) on receiving his doctoral degree from the School of Public Health.