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Emily Bateman

BS in Public Health

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

Public Health is awesome because students can choose their own paths within the major. Each student wants to do something different with Public Health and I love that. I chose Public Health because it has allowed me to explore the different aspects of healthcare.

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

I chose the UA because of the endless opportunities the university offers to its students. 

Tatiana Gonzalez

BS in Public Health, Minor in Spanish

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

Public health is a major that allows a student to explore various aspects of health. Many people tend to focus on individual physical health, but there is so much more than that. Public health exposed me to all the various forms of health, and as a result, I feel that I am well prepared for any job that I decide to take upon graduating. 

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

I chose UA mostly for its location and academics. From various individuals I learned that the classes were taught very well, and after visiting the campus, I fell in love with the atmosphere of the school. The bonus was that UA was far enough from Phoenix, but not too far!

Kendra Hernandez

BS in Public Health

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

The focus and well-being involves everyone in a community and requires the effort of everyone in a community.  I choose public health because I enjoy educating and helping all individuals of a community regardless of personal demographics.

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

Highly recognized school that has achieved and continues to achieve great educational standings. The UA continues to improve the community and contribute nationally to the United States in all curricular fields of study including Public Health.

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!

Priscilla Nguyen

BS in Public Health and Global Studies with an emphasis in Global Health and Development

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

Public health is an amazing major because it has the faculty and professors that want to see you succeed and the content that you learn can be applied to any field!

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

University of Arizona is a beautiful place to further your academic career. Not only is the campus beautiful, there are so many students that it is inevitable to find a group of friends who have similar interests. Watching students and the community get together for sporting events or events on the UA mall, there is a sense of belonging that you are a part of something bigger. 

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.

Yoko Petty

BS in Public Health, Minor in Sociology

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

Public Health is a great major! I love it because it allows me to be involved in the community I live in and to learn so many different aspects about health, healthcare, protection, and prevention! 

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

Attending the University of Arizona was the best decision of my life because it opened doors to new amazing opportunities. Here, I have found life long friends and mentors that inspire and motivate me every day. 

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!

Claire Salanski

BS in Public Health

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

I chose Public Health because there is a vast number of career paths that could be achieved with this major and I have the opportunity to choose between a variety of classes based on my interests. The students, faculty, and staff involved in Public Health are very compassionate and they all want to see each other succeed.

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

After visiting the University of Arizona, I fell in love with the campus and atmosphere. It's not too close but not too far from home, so it is a perfect location for me!

Amber Soublet

BS in Public Health

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

TBD

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

TBD

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!

Mckenzie Wetherholt

BS in Public Health

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

Public Health is a great major to choose, because you learn so much about the communities and ways that we can help them. 

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

The UA is amazing because there are so many programs that this school offers and so many ways to get involved.

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