Entrepreneurship

Anthony Dang

Socially Engaged Design for a Healthier Population

Anthony Dang

Socially engaged design might go by other names. But by any name, it is central to how we structure many of the public health interventions and programs that help people get and stay healthy. Master’s student Anthony Dang sees tremendous potential for role socially engaged design to help unlock new solutions to public health problems. Read more

Cachet Colvard outside the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Learning, Leading, and Enriching Lives

Cachet R. Colvard, MHSA ’17, MBA ’20

Helping people live healthier lives led alum Cachet Colvard to Michigan Public Health, to Ghana, and now to the United Arab Emirates, where she develops patient-centered health care innovations. She spends a lot of her free time helping other young professionals navigate the complexities of health care leadership. Read more

Omar Ilyas

Choose to Act: How to Build An International NGO While Graduating from School

Omar Ilyas, BS ’19

Driven by a desire to do something about an emerging water crisis in Pakistan, Omar Ilyas and some friends started fundraising to build a well. About 24 months later, they had completed funding and construction on their 750th water well through their nonprofit Paani. The 2019 graduate is not stopping there. Read more

Kelly Rakowski

Leading Health Care in Disruptive Times

Kelly Rakowski, MHSA ’93

As the health care industry is asked to reduce total spending while also delivering greater value, health care leaders across the field will have to step up, says alum Kelly Rakowski, by embracing change and looking in new places for innovative talent. Read more

Rishabh Jain

Breaking Norms and Improving Lives

Rishabh Jain

Jain regularly reached out to the most diverse voices he could find, listening and challenging himself. “People embody the Michigan difference,” Jain says. “Those around me provide different angles on everything from academic to personal interests.” Read more