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The purpose of the Public Health Student Organization is to focus on the preservation, enrichment, transmission, and application of interdisciplinary knowledge in public health that emphasizes social justice, service to vulnerable populations, and excellence in public health practice.
The 2021-2022 Executive Board
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Health Science, Public Health - DePaul University
Public Health Interests: HIV/AIDS (examining barriers to care/achieving each step in the HIV care continuum process), Harm Reduction/Overdose Prevention
Practicum Placement: AIDS Foundation of Chicago - Policy & Advocacy
Favorite Aspect of the DePaul MPH Program: The student/teacher ratio as well as the close knit relationships that are formed within our small wonderful cohort!! :) I am also very much so enjoying my practicum experience!
Hobbies: Exercising, reading, writing, skateboarding, drumming/percussion, karaokeeing
Fun Fact: I live right next to the rocky steps in philly!
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Undergraduate Degree: Psychology
Public Health Interest: Environmental health, community based participatory research
Practicum Placement: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Favorite Aspect of the DePaul MPH Program: Many public health concepts, data and issues are framed in the context of Chicago, with real-time examples and case studies often referenced in our courses. The city becomes our classroom!
Hobbies: DJing, photography, urban art and model railroading
Fun Fact: I can tell the difference between different CTA L train models (and their assigned routes) solely based off their sound on the tracks.
Hometown: Houston, TX
Undergraduate Degree: B.S in Biology
Public Health Interest: Increasing healthy food availability in food disparity areas and promoting culturally sensitive behavior changes in communities at high risk for obesity related illness.
Practicum Placement: University of Chicago Medicine (UCM)
Favorite Aspect of the DePaul MPH program: The curriculum is greatly influential in studying public health practically and helps me envision real world solution applications.
Hobbies: all things art, also gardening
Hometown: Chennai, India
Undergrad Degree: Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Public Health Interests: I would like to explore chronic disease management, maternal and child health, access to health care, from the lens of Social Determinants of Health
Practicum Placement: Sinai Urban Health Institute
Favorite Aspect of the DePaul MPH Program: An amazing quality learning environment from the DePaul MPH program helped me to build effective networking and social capital for shaping my career.
Hobbies: Arts and crafts, Art Instructor-Township of Schaumburg
Fun Fact: Pandemic has encouraged me to make the best decision in my life to seek the company of two bird buddies, their names are Sky & Blu
Undergraduate Degree: Health Administration with a minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies
Public Health Interest: Legal and regulatory aspects of healthcare with an emphasis on reforming hospital and community based programs
Favorite Aspect of the DePaul MPH Program: Being able to network and learn from and with a passionate group of professors and public health representatives in a way that drives community.Hobbies: baking, exercising, talking
Hobbies: Taking pictures, listening to podcasts and music
Fun Fact: I’ve seen one of the seven wonders of the world
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergrad Degree: Global Health Studies, Allegheny College
Public Health Interests: Environmental impacts on community health
Practicum Placement: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Favorite Aspect of the DePaul MPH Program: I value the small cohort size and how the program allows pushes us to grow professionally as continue our academic careers through hands on community work.
Hobbies: cooking exercising, art, and all the plants
Fun Fact: I used to live in Bali, Indonesia