Amanda Altman

Current Location: Seattle, WA
Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK

UIS Degrees: B.A. 2010 (Global Studies), M.P.A. 2013 (Public Administration)

Current Position
Correctional Health Program Manager

Career Highlights
“I’ve held different jobs dealing with social justice since graduating from UIS. I currently manage a program that is educating incarcerated individuals about infectious disease prevention and harm reduction in prisons and jails. I also travel around the country while running a network of professionals working in correctional health.”

How did UIS change or prepare you?
“The professors at UIS were extremely supportive of my academic pursuits and provided a lot of guidance while I chose my career path. UIS professors are more involved and devoted to students’ success than any other university I attended.”

Interesting Fact
“I am a photographer and videographer. I have used this talent to take photographs and create documentary films for various nonprofits in the United States.”

Posted on July 20, 2017