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Zoe Baccam

Zoe Baccam

MPH, One Health

"I really enjoy the amount of mentors you can find from MEZCOPH who can help guide you in ways you didn't know were possible. There are so many professors, staff, and friends who can help you understand things about public health and your future path."

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    Phoenix, AZ

    Prior Degree(s):

    BS Public Health, Global Health Concentration at the University of Arizona

    Before entering the program:

    I was completing my BS in Public Health from MEZCOPH!

    Why did you choose public health?

    I believe it's essential to understand all parts of people and communities to find root problems and create health interventions, research, and programs that address the social determinants of health. I love public health and the directions that I can go in to help and empower others.

    Why did you choose MEZCOPH?

    I chose MEZCOPH because I enjoyed my mentors, friends, and support that I had in my undergrad. I feel like I have made so many amazing connections that will span past MEZCOPH.

    Public health interests:

    Disease Prevention, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Disparities, Health of Women, Children and Families, Health Promotion, Infectious Disease, Planning and Evaluation, Public Health and Emergency Preparedness


    MPH Intern at Cochise County Health and Social Services - Aiding Epidemiology team to conduct Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) and COVID-19

    Interests/hobbies outside of school:

    Video games, going to the gym, watching cooking or reality shows, gardening/plants, keyboards

    Tip for future students:

    Make sure to reach out to anyone if you have questions! You don't want to regret/miss something because you were too afraid to ask. Even if the person you ask doesn't have the answer, they will help you find it!

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