President: Lisa Kam
Lisa is a currently a second year Master of Sciences student with a Biostatistics concentration. She plans to use her degree to handle large datasets and pursue academic cancer research in bioinformatics/genetics. As SGA president for the upcoming academic year, Lisa aims to increase awareness of local community service opportunities and professional resources for LSUHSC Public Health students, and prevent relationship abuse among adolescents in NOLA during her Schweitzer Fellowship.
Vice President: Brittney Moore
A native of New Orleans, Brittney Moore completed her Bachelor’s degree at the University of New Orleans in 2018 and is now a Master of Public Health candidate with a concentration in Behavioral and Community Health. She is also a student worker on campus in the genetic department of the School of Medicine researching chemotherapy-induced hearing loss. Brittney plans on pursuing an academic and professional career that combines her interests in public health and audiology. Serving as SGA’s Historian the previous year, Brittney is looking forward to working with faculty, staff, and students to coordinate engaging opportunities for the School of Public Health community.
Vice President of Community Service: Whittney Moore
Whittney Moore is a Health Policy and Systems Management student in her second year of the MPH program. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of New Orleans, Whittney decided to pursue a career in public health because of her interest in finding solutions to community health problems and health advocacy. Born and raised in New Orleans, Whittney is aware of many of the challenges that plague the city. As Vice President of Community Service, Whittney hopes to develop and maintain relationships between LSUHSC Public Health students and local organizations that help empower and serve community members.
Vice President of Professional Development: Hannah Doran
Hannah Doran is a third year MPH student concentrating in Epidemiology concurrently enrolled at LSU School of Medicine. Previously, she has served as the Executive Chairperson of Tiger Cubs and Public Relations Chair for Camp Tiger, two student organizations that provide health positive experiences for New Orleans youths. She also participates in several research projects in partnership with LCMC Health System with a focus on reproductive health and maternal-child outcomes. Over her 3 years at LSUHSC, she has had the privilege to learn from many passionate and capable faculty and peers, and she plans to continue that tradition during her SGA term by improving access to clinical research opportunities, hosting a workshop series on career readiness in the post-Covid environment, providing support for students interested in continuing their education, and sensitizing our school community to the importance of mental health and wellness in our professional lives. When she is not busy doing all of that, she enjoys baking for her very supportive partner Mark, her three wonderful children Theo, Henry, and Ben, and her rather naughty cat Duncan.
Vice President of Internal Affairs: Katie Sternberger
Katie Sternberger is a NOLA original who is in her first year in the Master of Sciences program, concentrating on Biostatistics. After doing undergraduate and graduate studies in Biology at Southeastern Louisiana University, she spent over ten years out of academia in the professional world. She has plans to pursue a career that will combine her interest in biology and statistics. As the Vice President of Internal Affairs, she is looking forward to putting her lifelong love of her hometown to good use in planning and executing events for the LSU School of Public Health.
Treasurer: Kiera Bishop
Kiera is from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (Iron Mountain) and did her undergrad at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI — majoring in Psychology. She is currently a first-year student at LSU Health on track to receive her MPH with a concentration in Epidemiology. Within the field itself, she has a strong interest in cardiovascular disease epidemiology and infectious diseases. After this program, she hopes to immerse herself in a career where she can be a part of the outstanding health professionals that work to find solutions to stop the spread and causation of the many disastrous diseases that plague our planet.
Historian: Kori Lannaman
Kori is currently a second-year MPH student in the Behavioral and Community Health Sciences program from Atlanta, GA. She completed her BS in Public Health at the University of Tampa in 2020. She plans to combine her love of social justice and advocacy with a public health skillset to address health disparities in maternal and child populations. As the Historian for the 2021-2022 school year, Kori plans to be a great resource for all things happening in our SOPH community!
Creative Director: Tiffany Kollah
Tiffany is a currently a first year Master of Sciences student with a Biostatistics concentration. She plans to use her degree to develop and apply data analytic methods for new emerging data collection and processing technologies specifically with applications in mental health.
Faculty Advisor: Daniel J. Harrington, ScD, CIH
Dr. Harrington is a faculty member in the Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Program, and he has been the faculty advisor to the SGA since 2010. He received a master’s and doctoral degrees in Environmental Health Sciences from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and his undergraduate training was at Illinois State University where he also studied Environmental Health. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist with expertise in researching human exposure to environmental hazards, and he has a particular research interest in air pollution. He has studied occupational and non-occupational exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke in Louisiana beginning in 2006, and he was co-investigator on an NIH-funded research project investigating the community-level health impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. While he has been unable to convince his children to root for Green Bay (they are Saints fans), he is a lifelong Packers fan. Go Pack Go!