In one sentence, what is public health to you?
Public health protects and promotes population health.
What inspired you to study public health?
I entered college as a pre-med student so when I started acquiring experience in hospital settings, I realized I could make a difference in patient lives on the administrative side of healthcare.
What has been the single most rewarding experience of your career/studies so far?
Helping individuals and families obtain access to health insurance as a former Medicaid caseworker.
Don’t underestimate your accomplishments and lived experience.
What do you think is the biggest challenge that the public health field should be focusing on?