PhD Environmental Health Sciences
"During my time at MEZCOPH I have been supported and pushed to follow my dreams by faculty and students alike. Everyone wants the best for each other and it shows."
Fleming Island, FloridaPrior Degree(s):
BS Biology Central Michigan University, MSPH Environmental Health Science Tulane UniversityBefore entering the program:
I was finishing my MSPH at Tulane University working on projects with near shore water quality, fecal indicator organisms, food safety, viruses, and bacteria.Why did you choose public health?
I chose public health as it allowed me to combine my passion for microbial water quality and human health.Why did you choose MEZCOPH?
I chose MEZCOPH because it allowed me to further develop skills, increase my knowledge, and prepare me for the future.Public health interests:
Microbial water quality, food safety, human health riskDissertation:
Prevalence, exposure, and risk associated with pathogenic Vibrio in Pacific Oysters harvested in southern CaliforniaInterests/hobbies outside of school:
Crossfit, climbing, cycling, trail runningTip for future students:
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