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Christopher Floyd

Internship in Kenya enriches Global Health Epidemiology personal journey

Christopher Floyd, BS ’21, MPH ’24

An eight-month internship in Kenya proved pivotal for Christopher Floyd, BS ’21, MPH ’24, offering practical exposure to global health issues and cultural immersion, further enriching his academic perspectives in public health. Floyd will graduate in May with a Master of Public Health degree in Global Health Epidemiology from Michigan Public Health.

Matthew Hernandez

Staying grounded: Building public health skills for local impact

Matthew Hernandez, MPH ’24

Matthew Hernandez, MPH ’24, became interested in learning about the foundations of public health with the goal of being able to contribute to public health research. Through the online MPH program in Population and Health Sciences at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, he said he’s gained the necessary skills to achieve those research goals.

Jonathan Amos with US Capitol in the background

COVID-19 experience influences career in health policy and equity

Jonathan Amos, MPH ’24

Jonathan Amos, MPH ’24, has had a longstanding interest in social policy and politics. It was their initial experience as a professional navigating the complex US healthcare system that led them to understand the importance of health policy and public health to improve lives and advance equity. Amos will graduate in May with a Master of Public Health degree in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Nichole Sorhaindo

Alumna sees public health at work in 'everything'

Nichole Sorhaindo, MPH ’09

As the senior director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Planning and Integration, American Psychological Association, Nichole Sorhaindo, MPH ’09, drives the strategic planning, development, execution and assessment of association-wide models to create an environment that is accessible, equitable and inclusive for all stakeholders within the organization and the field of psychology.

Wadad Itani

Beirut tragedy inspires graduate's public health mission

Wadad Itani, MPH ’24

After surviving Beirut's 2020 explosion, Wadad Itani decided to dedicate her life to helping others and prioritizing human health. Itani’s journey culminates in earning a Master of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Krissy Tate

From dance to Dietetics: Alumna connects with communities to support nutritional well-being

Krissy Tate, MPH ’23

Having a connection with people has always been important to Krissy Tate, MPH ’23, who earned a master’s degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, whether that’s by dancing on a stage in front of an audience or by one day soon counseling patients as a registered dietitian nutritionist.