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Jamaica Dillard

  • Jamaica Dillard

    Public Health

    Hometown:

    San Diego, CA

    Majors / Minors:

    Public Health

    What else are you involved in?

    In addition to being a MEZCOPH Ambassador, I am also involved in the MEZCOPH student affairs committee, a member of the Environmental and Occupational Health Student Association, a volunteer with Banner/UMC,  and an intern with Davis Monthan Air Force Base for Spring 2017.

    Why choose the UA / What’s awesome about the UA:

    The University of Arizona has an awesome and diverse environment to learn in and many of the teachers go out of their way to help you find what you want to do in life and how to get there.

    Why did you choose public health?

    Public Health is a broad field to be in, so it's a good stepping stone for a wide variety of careers in the health field. 

    What are your career goals:

    I want to become an Environmental Health Officer in the U.S. Navy.

    Fun Fact about you (hobbies, trivia, etc.):

    I absolutely love video games and take pride in my collection of 60+ games!

    One piece of advice for incoming students (transfer and freshmen):

    Take advantage of your teacher's office hours, because they do genuinely want you to succeed and they can help wonders with networking!

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