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Career Spotlight: Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

June 22, 2022 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Have you ever considered a career through the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service?

The mission of USPHS Commissioned Corps is “to protect, promote, and advance the health and safety of our Nation.” Through the Commissioned Corps, participants become part of an elite and diverse team of professionals essential to public health leadership in the U.S. This is your chance to learn from two active duty Commissioned Corps officers about their own experiences, the benefits of the program, and how to navigate through the selection and placement process.

Featured Speakers

Gwendolyn Hudson, PhD, MPH, CPH

Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Public Health Service
Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Officer
Medical Quality Management Unit
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Health Service Corps
Department of Homeland Security

Danny Malashock, MPH. PhD (c)

Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Public Health Service
Environmental Health Scientist
Indoor Environments Division
Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Brenda Nickol, MPH, Director of Career Services, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Brenda Nickol has been the Director of Career Services at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Public Health for almost 10yrs. Prior to joining the world of academic public health, Brenda worked in public health practice for 14yrs, at the local, state, federal and international levels. Brenda has an MPH in Global Health from Emory University, and was in the CDC’s Public Health Prevention Service.


June 22, 2022
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm