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Dr. Hanady Daas | Photo provided by Beaumont Health

Earning an MPH in Service of Her Patients

Hanady Daas

After years as a physician, Dr. Hanady Daas realized that to do all that she wants for her patients she was going to need to broaden her health horizons.She decided that studying population health would give her the ‘whole picture’ of a patient that she was looking for, one that would enable her to have an impact beyond individual care. Hanady is now earning her MPH online so that she can enhance her ability to serve her patients while continuing to care for them. Read more

MPH student, Christopher Crowe with his daughters. Photo provided by Christopher Crowe.

Taking Public Health into My Own Hands

Christopher Crowe

Christopher Crowe has encountered a number of barriers throughout his educational journey. Now, thanks in part to the accessibility of online learning, he is able to accomplish more than ever. Today, he’s pursuing a Master of Public Health online to improve the health care system issues he’s experienced firsthand. Read more

Chris Rudski

A More Vibrant World: From the Whole Patient to the Whole Population, the Vital Connections between Public Health and Nursing to Address the Big Picture

Chris Rudski

Nurses are taught to see the big pictures of their patient’s lives—from homelife to water and air quality to employment. Wherever health care and communities intersect, public health nurses are there caring for patients and populations. This sense of expanded community gives online MPH student and full-time oncology nurse Chris Rudski hope that we will soon be living in a richer, more vibrant world. Read more

Nathan Clayton, online MPH student

From CDC to MPH: Real-World Work Inspires Desire for Greater Impact

Nathan Clayton

After graduating college, Nathan Clayton entered into a world of disease prevention he never expected to be a part of. Since then, he’s assisted in containing the spread of several illnesses in his role with the CDC. Now, he’s working to complete his MPH so that he can do even more for public health. Read more

Mark Anderson

Never Stop Learning: Physician's Pursuit to Always Be Better

Mark Anderson, MD

What does an established physician have to gain from going back to school to earn an MPH? According to Mark Anderson, participating in the Population and Health Sciences program earns him the ability to stay pertinent in the advancing world of health care. Read more

Sharon Kardia

Living on the Growth Edge: New Frontiers for an Experienced Leader

Sharon L. R. Kardia

In her newly appointed role as Associate Dean for Education, Sharon Kardia prepares to take on innovative programs and practices with the trademark tenacity and enthusiasm she's become known for across the School of Public Health over the past two decades. Read more