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Mario Trejo

Mario Trejo

PhD Epidemiology

“MEZCOPH has made many opportunities available to me and has done a great deal to help me grow professionally.”

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    Los Angeles, California

    Prior Degree(s):

    B.S. Biological Science with emphasis in Human Biology - University of California, Merced

    Before entering the program:

    I was a youth development volunteer in Peace Corps El Salvador from March 2015 to January 2016.

    Why did you choose public health?

    I chose public health because it is a very versatile field that affects not only individuals, but communities as a whole.

    Why did you choose MEZCOPH?

    I chose MEZCOPH because of the diverse coursework offered and all of the helpful faculty and staff. Everyone was kind and accessible throughout the application and admission process.

    Public health interests:

    Health disparities in special populations


    The effects of HIV status on cervical cancer progression among women who attend the Cancer Diseases Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia

    Interests/hobbies outside of school:

    Hiking, Electronics, Robotics, Chess

    Tip for future students:

    Enjoy your time at MEZCOPH and take the time to get to know professors, they are kind and always happy to help you!

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