Topic: student stories

Why Public Health? Zinzi Bailey

April 2011 -- In our new series "Why Public Health?" we ask Harvard School of Public Health students to talk about why they chose to enter the field. Above, Zinzi Bailey, a doctoral student from Jamaica who grew up in Miami, speaks…

Why Public Health? Jim Kennedye

May 2012 -- In our video series "Why Public Health?" we ask Harvard School of Public Health students to talk about why they chose to enter the field. Here, Jim Kennedye, an emergency room physician who earned his MPH in 2012, talks…

Why Public Health? John Jackson

May 2013 -- In our video series “Why Public Health?” we ask Harvard School of Public Health students and alumni to talk about what drew them to the field. John Jackson, SD ’13, Horace W. Goldsmith Fellow (generously supported by Richard and…

Why Public Health? Monica Bharel

May 2012 -- In our video series "Why Public Health?" we ask Harvard School of Public Health students to talk about why they chose to enter the field. Here, Monica Bharel, a physician at Boston Health Care for the Homeless who earned…

Why Public Health? Tzipi Strauss

June 2013 -- In our video series “Why Public Health?” we ask Harvard School of Public Health students and alumni to talk about what drew them to the field. Tzipi Strauss, MD, SM ’13, Health Care Management, is a pediatrician who wanted…

Why Public Health? Jemila Kester

July 2013 -- In our video series “Why Public Health?” we ask Harvard School of Public Health students and alumni to talk about what drew them to the field. Jemila Kester, a doctoral student in the Biological Sciences in Public Health program…

Why Public Health? Allison Martin

May 2012 -- In our video series "Why Public Health?" we ask Harvard School of Public Health students to talk about why they chose to enter the field. Here, Allison Martin, a surgeon who earned her MPH in 2012, talks about how…

Why Public Health? Velephi Okello

May 2012 -- In our video series "Why Public Health?" we ask Harvard School of Public Health students to talk about why they chose to enter the field. Here, Velephi Okello, who earned her MPH in 2012, talks about HIV/AIDS prevention in…

Why Public Health? Nayana Vootakuru

April 2011 -- In our new series "Why Public Health?" we ask Harvard School of Public Health students to talk about why they chose to enter the field. Above, Nayana Vootakuru, an MPH candidate and physician from Australia, speaks of her desire…