“My time here at MEZCOPH so far has given me the opportunity to connect with so many amazing students, faculty, staff, and community members, and I could not have asked for a more enriching experience.”
Glendale, ArizonaPrior Degree(s):
BSHS in Physiology and a BA in Middle Eastern and North African Studies from the University of ArizonaBefore entering the program:
I was completing my undergraduate degrees and enjoying life in Tucson.Why did you choose public health?
I chose public health because of the huge potential it has to create positive, sustainable impact on the everyday lives of people.Why did you choose MEZCOPH?
I chose MEZCOPH because of the wide array of students and faculty I would get the opportunity to interact with on a regular basis.Public health interests:
Public health issues related to climate change and environmental sustainabilityInternship:
Heat-related illness surveillance with the Pima County Health DepartmentInterests/hobbies outside of school:
Cooking, baking, reading, coffeeTip for future students:
Make the most of every interaction you have with someone at MEZCOPH, especially for the MPH program. You’re here for a short period of time, and every individual has the potential to become a mentor, a connection to amazing opportunities, a friend. Also, take time to explore Tucson because this city is incredible!