The University of Iowa College of Public Health recently inducted 25 new members into the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health. Membership in Delta Omega reflects the dedication of an individual to increasing the quality of the field of public health, as well as to the protection and advancement of the health of all people. Membership consists of current students, faculty, alumni, as well as honorary members and friends of the college. Delta Omega was founded in 1925 at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and currently has 84 chapters with more than 15,000 members around the world.
Student inductees are Ms. Rebecca Bucklin, Ms. Sophia Chiu, Ms. Julia Friberg, MPH, Dr. Katherine Gavinski, Ms. Elizabeth Jasper, Ms. Elizabeth Mello, Ms. Teresa Salaway, Dr. Laura Schwab Reese, Mr. Benjamin Scott, Ms. Lauren Slagel, Mr. Blake Smith, Dr. Fan Tang, Dr. Elizabeth Anne Marie Thompson, and Dr. Ran Zhang.
Faculty inductees are Dr. Keith Mueller, Professor and Head, Health Management & Policy and Dr. Gideon Zamba, Associate Professor, Biostatistics.
Alumni inductees are Mr. Lindy Jordan Carr, Dr. Glenda Dvorak, Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi, Dr. Stephanie Kliethermes, Ms. Gina Krueger, Ms. Danielle Pettit-Majewski, Dr. Rebecca Tsai, and Mr. George Walton. Mr. Gerd Clabaugh, director of the Iowa Department of Public Health, was inducted as an Honorary member.