Health Disparities

Alex Fox

Former music major finds harmony in healthcare leadership journey

Alex Fox, MHSA ’20

For Alex Fox, MHSA ’20, being analytical has always been a part of his personality. Mix that in with being a “little bit business oriented with a sense of doing good in the world” and pursuing a Master of Health Services Administration was a perfect fit.

Olivia Rockwell presents her poster to Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization

Healthcare accessibility in rural areas driving force for Health Management and Policy alumna

Olivia Rockwell, MPH ’23

The most fascinating part of public health for Olivia Rockwell, who graduated in April 2023 with a Master of Public Health in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, is how societies address accessibility of healthcare in rural areas because individuals located in rural areas typically have fewer choices.

Claire Liu

Exploring public health from outside and within

Claire Liu

Claire Liu is pursuing a dual degree from the University of Michigan with a Master of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education from the School of Public Health and a Master​​ of Science in Physiology from Michigan Medicine. Liu’s passions and her education have influenced her interests in public health.

Kaveh Ashtari

Public Health Sciences major wants 'to leave a better mark on the world'

Kaveh Ashtari

For Kaveh Ashtari, a Michigan School of Public Health senior working toward a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Sciences, a call to action usually involves helping people. For as long as he can remember, he has been compassionate and empathetic toward friends, family and even strangers.