Student Organizations

Sarah Gharib

The Safety of Workers, the Health of Populations

Sarah Gharib

Want to spend lots of time outside, meet new people, and see engineering and business processes from the inside out? Then consider studying industrial hygiene, says Sarah Gharib, who reminds us that environmental health sciences is not only an exciting field but one that empowers you to apply your science and engineering skills to help people. Read more

Maddie Schmitter

Environmental Studies and Human Nutrition: A Vital Nexus of Public Health Potential

Maddy Schmitter, BS ’19

Maddy Schmitter writes from Southeast Asia, where she is working on organic farms to learn more about sustainable food systems. With these experiences and all she learned as a public health student at Michigan, she will continue supporting practices that lead to better human and environmental health. Read more

Kim-Ngan Nguyen

You're Never Too Young to Have a Global Reach

Kim-Ngan Nguyen

Having immigrated from Vietnam as a child, Ngan Nguyen was inspired by the opportunities that move afforded her. Now, she’s using her public health education to support people in under-resourced countries around the globe. Read more


Always Learning and Growing: Future Physician Motivated by Health Education

Joeita Macfield

Inspired by her experiences with health education initiatives, sophomore Joeita Macfield is already putting to work what she has learned in her public health bachelor’s courses. The aspiring physician is now supporting health education for peers on-campus with a new student organization. Read more

Dany Zemmel

Finding New Passions in Public Health Outside the Classroom

Dany Zemmel

While studying occupational and environmental epidemiology, master's student Dany Zemmel has contributed greatly to another area of public health studies—health equity through food access. Collaborating with peers to grow a food security initiative that benefits students on campus, she has expanded her skills in the field of public health while making an impact on her local community. Read more