MS Environmental Health Science
"Supportive community, friendship and knowledge is gained at MEZCOPH."
Yuma, ArizonaPrior Degree(s):
Bachelor of Science in Public Health emphasis Environmental and Occupational Health – University of ArizonaBefore entering the program:
I was finishing my undergraduate degree in public health and working for a non-profit organization in Tucson.Why did you choose public health?
I chose public health because communities are our patients and we seek to keep them healthy. Public health professionals gain the trust of community members to guide them towards a healthier lifestyle.Why did you choose MEZCOPH?
I chose to stay at MEZCOPH because I felt a sense of community within the college and within Tucson. I found the support that would guide me to complete my degree.Public health interests:
Biostatistics, Environmental Health, Health Disparities, Hispanic Health, Infectious Disease, Occupational Health, Rural HealthThesis:
My thesis entitles developing a simulation model for infection risk of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) for patients during an emergency medical service vehicle call.Interests/hobbies outside of school:
Watch movies, series and attend city events.Tip for future students:
Just keep swimming, you will find yourself within public health.
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