MPH, Environmental and Occupational Health
"During my time at MEZCOPH, I have been able to meet some amazing people with similar interests. Thanks to the classes I have taken so far, I have also been able to narrow down my interests a bit and have started to figure out what it is I want to accomplish in the near future."
Gilbert, ArizonaPrior Degree(s):
B.S. in Public Health from the University of ArizonaBefore entering the program:
I was working as a medical scribe.Why did you choose public health?
I chose public health because I wanted a degree that incorporated my passion for health, wellness, science, and social justice. I want to make a positive impact in whatever career I end up pursuing after I graduate.Why did you choose MEZCOPH?
I obtained my undergraduate degree in Public Health at MEZCOPH. I had such a positive experience that I decided to continue my education as a grad student at MEZCOPH as well.Public health interests:
Behavioral Health, Disease Prevention, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Disparities, Health of Women, Children and Families, Health Promotion, Infectious Disease, Public Health and Emergency PreparednessInternship:
WASH ProjectInterests/hobbies outside of school:
Hanging with family and friends, streaming shows and movies, reading, and playing Nintendo Switch gamesTip for future students:
If you are lost or need clarification on anything in any of your classes, definitely reach out to your professors or TA's. Utilize any resources that are available for students on campus. Also realize that while, yes, grades are important, so is your mental health and well-being. Remember to find time to take care of yourself during your time as a MEZCOPH student. Practice what you would preach as a future public health professional.
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