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Meet Our Students

Emily Bateman

BS in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

Public Health is awesome because it is such a broad major and it allows students to explore all the different aspects of health care.

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

I chose the UA because the university offers so much to its students and the possibilities are endless. Bear Down!

Tiffany Castro

BS in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

Public Health is a broad major where you can choose whichever path you want. It is also a major that focuses not just on the individual but populations as a whole. So if you're passionate about helping people, Public Health is the right major for you.

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

The U of A is located in a scenic city where you can go hiking, swimming, and watch the sunset.

Tatiana Gonzalez

BS in Public Health, Minor in Spanish

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

Public Health is awesome for various reasons, but the main reason I chose Public Health was because it did not limit me in the things I could do after graduation. There are an array of occupations that a student could pursue with the major.

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

UA was close to home, but not too close! I fell in love with the campus the moment I visited in highschool, and I knew that the science courses were very good.

Christina Harris

B.S. in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

I chose public health because it is centered around prevention. I also like that it involves critical thinking to solve problems. It's a very versatile major that leads to many different career paths.

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

The UA is full of school spirit, and that is one of the reasons that I love it! I really like how the university pushes its students to get involved in the community; it makes me feel connected to the city of Tucson as a whole outside of the university.

Devin Hulsey

BS in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

I chose Public Health because I am passionate about a career in healthcare, but decided I didn’t want a future in clinical care. Public Health takes on the most prominent health challenges in society and has potential to improve the lives of entire populations.

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

The UA campus is awesome, there are tons of activities and opportunities, and the faculty is great.

Caylie Mros

B.S. in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

Public Health is so broad and diverse...Public Health at the University of Arizoba is great because the faculty are passionate about health!

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

The UA has a beautiful campus and gives the opportunity to grow!

Sabrina Nguyen

B.S. in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

Public Health is a broad major that allows students to have flexibility whether they chose to pursue a career in public health or clinical health care. The major offers four different tracks, allowing a more tailored curriculum to the student's interests.

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

The University of Arizona has great school spirit and if you're interested in sports, we have an amazing Athletics Department. Definitely go to at least one basketball game during your time at the UA!

Celina Pargas

BS in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

Ultimately, I chose Public Health because the major has so much to offer and is applicable in every day life. Public health is everywhere! My passions include science as well as community and culture. The major has allowed me to have the best of both worlds through curriculum, events, and volunteering opportunities. Majoring in public health will allow me to help others in various communities and areas.

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

I was born and raised a wildcat! I am a 3rd generation wildcat and I wouldn't have picked anywhere else to spend my 4 years. I chose the UA because there are endless opportunities and resources. UA is also known for its research and health science programs. I've been able to receive opportunities as an undergraduate that would be hard to find at any other large institution.

Yolanda Perez

B.S. in Public Health, minors in Spanish and Business Administration

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

Public health is awesome because it covers a variety of topics which affect us everyday!

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

One of the things that makes UA so great are the people and the sense of community on campus.

Shauna Rocha

B.S. in Public Health, minor in Business Administration

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

I chose public health because of how many opportunities it offers me. The major is so broad and gives me a lot of freedom to find my interests and passions.

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

Being from Phoenix, I wanted to be close enough to my family while having the ability to be independent. Plus I love the college campus atmosphere!

Lazaro Ruiz

BS in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

I chose Public Health because its all about promoting good health. We try out best to help and empower everybody.

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

It is close to home and they have a great Public Health program.

Jullisa Sanchez

BS in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

I chose public health because it affects people’s lives all over the world and it works to improve health outcomes and peoples quality of life.

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

I chose the UA because it was close to home, is known for great academics and offered the program of study I wanted to pursue.

Priya Trivedi

BS in Public Health, Minor in Nutrition

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

Public Health is awesome because it affects people everyday all across the globe. There are many different areas of study and roles for people.

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

UA had an absolutely beautiful campus and everyone shows so much school spirit! Bear down!

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