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Like more than a dozen other states in the U.S., Washington state allows school-children to go unvaccinated if their parents' philosophical beliefs are opposed to immunization.
You may not need a passport to get there, but for Vance Farrow, MPH '94, Nevada definitely posed "a bit of a culture change." The Detroit native moved to Las Vegas in 2012 after 12 years in Washington, D.C., as chief of the Bureau of Cancer and Chronic Disease with the District of Columbia Department of Health.
Linda Schultz, MPH '12, always wanted to do work with a global focus. She just didn't imagine she'd be doing it in Washington, D.C.--where, as a consultant with the World Bank, specializing in health and education, she's a critical part of a global campaign to eliminate river blindness and control other neglected tropical diseases.
On December 21, 2014, Jodi Vanden Eng, MS '04, a research mathematical statistician with the Center for Global Health at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flew to Sierra Leone to begin a six-week deployment in Freetown.