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Biostatistics master’s student Jenna Bedrava loves applying statistics to solve public health problems. Only recently did she discover she could have a career doing just that. Now she works on wastewater-based COVID surveillance and other high-impact research projects.
SriLasya Reddy wants to improve access to mental health care and foster conversations that break down the stigmas that surround utilizing that care. She’s especially committed to understanding how these conversations unfold in communities of color.
Erin Wilke had a great job in a state she loved, but she wanted to grow. After completing a bachelor's degree in public health, she started working as a research coordinator within the orthopedic department of the Medical University of South Carolina. She did not want to uproot her life.
Lauren Balotin wants to understand the health impacts of climate change—one of the largest public health crises of our generation—so she can help communities adapt. To do so, she knows the science will need to go hand in hand with great communication.