Allie TolbertB.S. in Public Health
"Public health means the promotion of health for the population as a whole — dealing with prevention of disease, environmental hazards, healthy workplaces and controlling infectious diseases."
Marco SchaafMPH in Health Policy, Management and Leadership; MBA
"The Public Health program prepares students to effect large-scale, long-term health outcomes in populations."
Jessica TanB.S. in Public Health
"WVU truly feels like home. It's a big university, but within the School of Public Health, you really feel like a family."
Daniel MillerB.S. in Public Health
"There is only so much you can learn sitting at a desk, so get out and get some hands-on experience and find what you are passionate about!"
Krystal CapersMPH in Epidemiology
"The community in the School of Public Health is very welcoming and encourages students to stay engaged throughout their educational journey."
Natalie MafieldB.S. in Public Health
"Public health is so diverse – there is something for everyone."
Jessica GillB.S. in Public Health
"With Public Health, anything is possible. Students can tailor their plan of study to what they are passionate about, which makes the program exciting and fun."
Rana RadwanMPH in Social and Behavioral Sciences
"My internship at NIOSH/CDC here in Morgantown was one of the best learning experiences I could have."
Lauren FerrellMPH in Health Policy, Management and Leadership
"WVU and the School of Public Health have so many opportunities to grow in your career and personal life."
Erin NelsonB.S. in Public Health
"Public health offers the platform to pursue health from every angle."
Kylie LawhorneB.S. in Public Health
"The professors in the WVU School of Public Health all have a passion for what they do and for public health and it makes it so much easier to learn in an environment like that."
Kyle StrotherMPH in Health Policy, Management and Leadership
"The sky is the limit. There are many opportunities available to me in several sectors with this degree."
Kelsey JarrettB.S. in Public Health
"I chose WVU because it’s simply 'Almost Heaven.' The atmosphere of WVU and the unity of the student body made me feel as though this is the only place I was meant to be."
Kathryn Leeming FlackMPH
"I realized that my passion was not delivering care, but connecting the dots between those with great need and the providers."
"Public Health to me means that I will be involved the process of protecting and improving the health of my community, as by preventative medicine, health education, control of communicable diseases, application of sanitary measures, and monitoring of environmental hazards."
"West Virginia University was the best decision for me because it felt like home. Every faculty member that I spoke with took personal interest in my ideas and future aspirations. To date WVUs faculty encourages, cultivates, and supports my professional growth."
Sarah GeigerPHD in Public Health Sciences
"Epidemiology can be a uniquely fulfilling option for those looking to combine interests in the hard sciences, analytics and social issues."
"Public health means educating the public on how to live a healthy lifestyle."
Amy HunterPhD in Epidemiology
"I came to WVU as an undergraduate because I was impressed with the programs offered in STEM. I stayed because of the Mountaineer community."
Connor LevyMPH in Biostatistics
"Public health means ensuring everyone has the chance to live healthily."