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Erin Wilkie online MPH student, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Room to Grow: MPH Student Is Discovering Interests with Generalist Program

Erin Wilkie

Erin Wilke had a great job in a state she loved, but she wanted to grow. After completing a bachelor's degree in public health, she started working as a research coordinator within the orthopedic department of the Medical University of South Carolina. She did not want to uproot her life.

Kwame McGlory, MPH student

A Desire to Heal: One Nurse Pursues Public Health during a Pandemic

Kwame McGlory

Kwame McGlory says, as a nurse, you are always active, always helping, and no matter what role he is in, that spirit is what drives him. Over this past year, he has had a unique view of the COVID-19 pandemic: he’s faced this crisis head on as a health care worker, a contact tracer, and as a public health student. While he studies public health online, he continues to prioritize the well-being of others and actively help the community he serves.

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.

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.