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Meet Our Students

Nataniel Tsai

4th year double major in Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Spanish

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

I love the interdisciplinary approach to public health and working with a diverse group of people to try and improve health at a population level.

Why choose the UA/What’s awesome about the UA?

I love how connected the UA is to the community of Tucson and how it strives to help those in need.

Emily Bateman

BS in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

Public Health is awesome because students can choose their own paths within the major. Each student wants to do something different with Public Health and I love that. I chose Public Health because it has allowed me to explore the different aspects of healthcare.

Why choose the UA/What’s awesome about the UA?

I chose the UA because of the endless opportunities the university offers to its students. 

Erin Broas

BS in Public Health and Molecular & Cellular Biology, Minor in Biochemistry

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

I personally chose public health because I have a passion for social justice, and public health allows me to apply that passion to the health sphere, focusing on eliminating disparities and providing people with the resources they need to have equal opportunity to be healthy. There's something in public health for everyone and it's part of what I love so much about this major!

Why choose the UA/What’s awesome about the UA?

One of the best parts of being a Wildcat is the community. UA does an incredible job of creating an environment that fosters connection, and it has been so wonderful to find a network of students, professors, advisors, and other staff that inspire me and support me through my journey as an undergraduate.

Priscilla Nguyen

BS in Public Health and Global Studies with an emphasis in Global Health and Development

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

Public health is an amazing major because it has the faculty and professors that want to see you succeed and the content that you learn can be applied to any field!

Why choose the UA/What’s awesome about the UA?

University of Arizona is a beautiful place to further your academic career. Not only is the campus beautiful, there are so many students that it is inevitable to find a group of friends who have similar interests. Watching students and the community get together for sporting events or events on the UA mall, there is a sense of belonging that you are a part of something bigger. 

Claire Salanski

BS in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

I chose Public Health because there is a vast number of career paths that could be achieved with this major and I have the opportunity to choose between a variety of classes based on my interests. The students, faculty, and staff involved in Public Health are very compassionate and they all want to see each other succeed.

Why choose the UA/What’s awesome about the UA?

After visiting the University of Arizona, I fell in love with the campus and atmosphere. It's not too close but not too far from home, so it is a perfect location for me!

Mckenzie Wetherholt

BS in Public Health

Why choose public health/What’s awesome about Public Health?

Public Health is a great major to choose, because you learn so much about the communities and ways that we can help them. 

Why choose the UA/What’s awesome about the UA?

The UA is amazing because there are so many programs that this school offers and so many ways to get involved.

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