Sandhya Kajeepeta

Office of Diversity and Inclusion 

Program: SM2, Epidemiology

Hometown/Country: Detroit, MI, USA

Future Goals: I hope to develop innovative quantitative methods to conduct research on the social determinants of women’s reproductive health in developing countries

Favorite Way/Activity To Stay Healthy: Yoga.

Unique Fact: I swam with sharks once, but I don’t actually know how to swim.

Reasons for Joining the SA Program: I cannot overstate the importance of building community and bridging gaps between different backgrounds and perspectives, especially in the field of public health. I appreciate that the Office of Diversity and Inclusion engages students in the process of creating a supportive and collaborative environment for all students and I really wanted to be a part of this process!