Student Profiles

Graduated December 2017 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."
Graduated May 2017 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."
Graduated May 2017 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."
Graduated December 2017 Kenna Balducci

Kenna Balducci

B.S. in Public Health
"The School of Public Health provided me the opportunity to conduct research and present at an international conference."
Tayler Lee

Tayler Lee

B.S. in Public Health
"With public health, we have the ability to positively impact the well-being of local and global communities."
Graduating May 2019 Marco Schaaf

Marco Schaaf

MPH in Health Policy, Management & Leadership; MBA
"The Public Health program prepares students to effect large-scale, long-term health outcomes in populations."