Kathryn Leeming Flack
"I realized that my passion was not delivering care, but connecting the dots between those with great need and the providers."
"I'm driven to help advance the health and well-being of West Virginia and the Appalachian region through collaborative research, service and teaching centered on priority health disparities and local level needs."
"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."
"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."
"Identify your specific public health interests early on and think about what you want to do when you finish your studies."
Connor LevyMPH in Biostatistics, 2017
"Public health means ensuring everyone has the chance to live healthily."