Student and Alumni Profiles

In our video series “Why Public Health?” we ask Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health students and alumni to talk about what drew them to the field.

Student and Alumni Profiles

  • Michael Gilbert, MPH ’15, reveals why he chose to attend Harvard Chan, partially due to his interest in innovative health technologies, and shares his involvement in an array of projects while a student, including one with epidemiological analytics firm Epidemico where he now works as a project manager: student profile
  • Kai Hsiao, MPH ’15, hopes to build a more resilient Nepal in the aftermath of the recent devastating earthquake there: student profile
  • Dervilla McCann, MPH ’15, is a cardiologist with more than 25 years of experience from Maine who is excited about the potential of the Affordable Care Act to improve care: student profile
  • Lan Nguyen, MPH ’15, is working to improve the health of vulnerable groups in Vietnam, including people living with HIV/AIDs and people struggling with drug addiction: student profile
  • Anubhav Agarwal, MPH ’14, and Arunika Agarwal, MPH ’14, share more than a marriage; they share a deep commitment to improving health care and health for the poor, around the world and in their native Indiajoint student profile
  • Rebecca Hope, MPH ’14, a British-trained pediatrician, is passionate about improving the health of adolescents around the world: student profile
  • Surgeon Meera Kotagal, MD ’09, MPH ’14, follows in her parents’ footsteps: student profile
  • Imran Mahmud, MPH ’14, discusses his experiences as a Harvard Chan student, including his goals of attaining more leadership and innovation skills through involvement with professors and Harvard Innovation Lab (iLab)student profile
  • Monica Bharel, MPH ’12, has spent her career caring for some of the most vulnerable among us, including many years of work at the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. She was recently appointed Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health: alumna profile