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Emily Forysiak

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

I believe that Public Health is a great career path because it is so prevalent. Public health is important because it has so many ties into different fields. To name a few, public health can be incorporated in medicine, education, policy, etc. Public health truly focuses on prevention in order to make differences in communities. 

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

I think that University of Arizona is an amazing school! The environment is so friendly and open. The people truly make it worth your while. University of Arizona has strong ties to the Tucson community, and it gives such a close knit feel. 

Anna Giudici

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

Public Health is awesome, because we have the opportunity to improve the health of thousands of people through our actions!

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

I love UA, because nothing puts me in a better mood than taking a walk on our beautiful campus!

Erin Green

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

I love public health because there's so much variety in the paths you can take it! There's a unique opportunity for everyone's interest, and it is so exciting to turn your passions into careers.

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

The UofA is special because the professors and advisors truly want to help you succeed, and help students succeed. They are always offering new opportunities for growth and networking. 

Erin Kenney

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

Public Health offers so many unique and different career opportunities that can have a positive impact on individuals in a community. I chose Public Health because the professors and other students in classes are all dedicated to a positive learning experience. 

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

University of Arizona is a place where everybody has somebody. Everyone is so welcoming and there are so many ways to get involved on campus to enjoy the full college experience. 

Braydon Mathis

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

Public Health is a major that is involved in every facet of health and wellness! There are a variety of opportunities and experiences that come with being involved in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and every student gets to forge their own path towards helping society. Now more than ever our major has been at the forefront of history and its time that you come along with us!

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

The University of Arizona is a school like no other, it has something for literally everyone. The campus is lively and full of dedicated students working to create a better tomorrow! I honestly couldn't think of a better place to grow into the person that you want to become.

Nataniel Tsai

4th year double major in Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Spanish

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

I love the interdisciplinary approach to public health and working with a diverse group of people to try and improve health at a population level.

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

I love how connected the UA is to the community of Tucson and how it strives to help those in need.

Annika Vaughn

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

I chose Public Health because I wanted to pursue a health-related career. Additionally, I was drawn to this major because, besides the necessary science course requirements, Public Health also encompasses classes that help future health professionals understand people from a holistic view. This addition to the curriculum helps create a more well-rounded, well-prepared, and well-adapted future health worker. 

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

I chose UA because of the year-round warm weather and its close proximity to home. 

Erin Broas

BS in Public Health and Molecular & Cellular Biology, Minor in Biochemistry

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

I personally chose public health because I have a passion for social justice, and public health allows me to apply that passion to the health sphere, focusing on eliminating disparities and providing people with the resources they need to have equal opportunity to be healthy. There's something in public health for everyone and it's part of what I love so much about this major!

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

One of the best parts of being a Wildcat is the community. UA does an incredible job of creating an environment that fosters connection, and it has been so wonderful to find a network of students, professors, advisors, and other staff that inspire me and support me through my journey as an undergraduate.

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