College News, May 30

Rebecca Elias, granddaughter of Ms. Eleanor Elias and daughter of John Elias, graduated from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, on Thursday, May 10 2018.

She graduated with a masters in public health with a concentration in health policy and management. Elias also received a certificate in health policy.


While working in her master’s program, Elias was a graduate research assistant working on health care finance research and was editor of he Department of Public Health’s newsletter.

Elias also completed her degree as a health policy intern for The Sycamore Institute, a non-partisan public policy research center focusing on health and state budgetary policy in Tennessee.

In mid-June, Elias will move to Boston to start her career in health policy analysis and research. She plans on pursuing a doctorate in health policy research at a later time.