Students

Danielle Stone

A love of 'Star Trek' first sparked interest in infectious diseases

Danielle Stone

Danielle Stone, a self-proclaimed Trekkie, is boldly going where (virtually) no one has gone before: graduating with a Master of Science in Computational Epidemiology and Systems Modeling from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She'll be among the first graduates from the new degree program.

Dr. Rob Davidson

Beyond the ER: Using public health and advocacy to be a better doctor

Rob Davidson

Dr. Rob Davidson has served patients in his community for nearly two decades in a rural west Michigan ER. Using that experience he's become a vocal advocate for state and national policies to expand affordable healthcare to all patients. He discusses how he's earning his MPH as an online master’s student, while battling COVID-19 on the frontlines and fighting for health care policy in the media.

geremy lowe mph

Loved ones' health struggles drive MPH student to improve care for all

Geremy Lowe

Geremy Lowe chose to earn his MPH in the hopes that he could better the conditions of the health care systems that he’s watched friends and family struggle to navigate. He’s now taking on two graduate-level degree programs to learn to use health data and history to reimagine the experience that vulnerable populations face in healthcare.

Brandon Bond, Master’s Student in Health Behavior and Health Education and Global Social Work Practice, University of Michigan School of Public Health

First Generation College Graduate's Ambitions Are Sky High

Brandon Bond

First-generation college grad Brandon Bond leaves few opportunities on the table. He’s pursuing dual master’s degrees, his very first flight was to a foreign country, and he’s gearing up for doctoral studies. Bond’s adventurous spirit is helping him build bridges between communities and the policies that affect them.

Katherine Li, Phd Student in Biostatistics, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Passionate Biostatistician Brings Empathy to the Science World

Katherine Li

For PhD student Katherine Li, statistics are not just numbers on a screen but resources to better understand how to improve health. At Michigan, she is combining her health interests and math skills to ensure underrepresented members of the community are included in health and policy decisions.