Student Profiles

Amy Hunter

Amy Hunter

fourth-year PhD candidate in Epidemiology
"I am passionate about public health and currently serve in multiple leadership roles, enabling me to work with students, researchers and policy makers to advance the field of injury prevention."
Connor Levy

Connor Levy

second-year MPH candidate in Biostatistics
"We all deserve the ability to live healthily."
Elly Myers

Elly Myers

first-year MPH candidate in Social and Behavioral Sciences
"I love being a Mountaineer and think it is important to give back to the community that raised me."
Phat Huynh

Phat Huynh

first-year MPH candidate in Epidemiology
"Public health is a basic human right that everyone deserves."
Lauren Gerchufsky

Lauren Gerchufsky

part-time MPH candidate in Social and Behavioral Sciences
"Public Health centers around community which is why I love this field. As public health professionals, we are concerned with protecting the health of entire populations."
Meg Starcher

Meg Starcher

MPH in Epidemiology
"Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play."
Stephan Brooks

Stephan Brooks

MPH in Social and Behavioral Sciences
"Public health’s focus on disease prevention really appeals to me. After working one-on-one with individuals for years, I realized that addressing any health problem starts with prevention, not just treatment."
Katarina Preamble

Katarina Preamble

B.S. in Public Health
"I wasn't sure what I wanted to study in college until I discovered Public Health. My volunteer fundraising work with WVU Medicine Children's gives me the opportunity to tie service work to my major."
Jeevan Murthy

Jeevan Murthy

B.S. in Public Health
"I've set a challenge for myself to fund-raise for a different charity project each year I'm in school. This year, I'm raising funds for an orphanage in India through GoFundMe."
Karla Davison

Karla Davison

B.S. in Public Health
"Public health allows me to have a significant impact on my community."