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Public Health Graduates, Future Heroes

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Class of 2018.

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Class of 2018.

Looking to fulfill the public health needs of Arizona and the nation, 317 undergraduate and graduate degrees were awarded to students by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at convocation on Saturday, May 12.

The College awarded 196 Bachelor of Science degrees with a major in public health; 86 Master of Public Health degrees of which, seven students received dual MD-MPH degrees offered jointly by the UA Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix and Public Health; 16 Online MPH degrees; two Master of Science degrees in biostatistics; two Master of Science degrees in environmental health sciences; three Doctor of Public Health degrees with a concentration in public health policy and management; five Doctor of Public Health degrees in Maternal and Child Health.

Recognition of Academic Excellence at the Undergraduate Level

Cum Laude
Faith Ablao, Margaret Alvarez, Lyka Apurillo, Josue Barboza, Grace Becker, Terra Brethwaite, Remi Buckingham, Jennifer Chang, Gabrielle Cler, Kiana Collins, Ruben Corella, Sarah Cunningham, Allyssa Del Rosario, Christopher Deng, Liora Fiksel, Mckenna Foote, Natalie Fortunato, Maritza Garcia-Nunez, Danya Horwitz, Ahtziri Iniguez, Jose Iribe, Bailey Jones, Kyrra Kahler, Monica Kroll, Olivia Lawless, Erica Lester, Julie Mattes, Georgia Matz, Lucy Mbarkeh, Caitlyn Murray, Jeff Nelson, Alexandra Olson, Claire Palazzolo, Robyn Porter, Rachel Radeka, Erika Rodriguez-Guzman, Mary Roessler, Kelly Rogel Diaz, Cassandra Santana, Austin Schaefer, Rebecca Worsham
 
Magna Cum Laude
Blake Abramovitz, Allysa Acuna, Daisy Alvarez,  Stormmy Boettcher, Amna Chaudhary, Arisa Chavez, Joel Chavez Ortiz, Harman  Dhanoa, Ashley Duru, Alexa Frisch, Catherine Groves, Hayley Halkovic, Lily Keenan, Caroline Kim, Raymundo Marin, Elisa Nham, Ferris Ramadan, Kimia Tehrani, Edgar Villavicencio 

Summa Cum Laude 
Lauren Clarfield, Gabriela Elizondo-Craig, Christina Harris, Mark Kissinger 

Outstanding Senior Award
Christina Harris
 
Delta Omega Honor Society
Dametreea Carr, Ranjana Chabra, Elise Corriveau, Lisa Driscoll, Carrie Foster, Dylan Kent, Anthony Loffredo, Chan Lwin, David Margraf, Abigail Peng, Mario Trejo, Kathryn Tucker, Amanda Wilson 
 
Graduating Student Ambassadors
Undergraduate: Tiffany Castro, Christina Harris, Devin Hulsey, Olu-Sola Kuku, Lazaro Ruiz, Jullisa Sanchez
Graduate: Ibitola Asaolu, Claudia Diaz-Combs, Erica Freese, Danielle Hutchens, Chantal Nez, Teresa Sosa, Kristi Sprowl, Juanita Trejo, Mario Trejo 

College of Public Health Student Life Award
Teresa Sosa 
 
Excellence in Public Health Practice Online MPH Student Award
Jenny Ferreira 

Outstanding Master of Public Health Student Award
Hana Putnam and Mario Trejo 

The University of Arizona