Student Profiles

Aleah Stevenson
Aleah Stevenson Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
Prevention is the best cure. Public health allows vital information to reach a community and affect their health practices in a positive way.
Jordan Ceglar
Jordan Ceglar Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
Overall, the School of Public Health is an amazing school with great faculty and endless opportunities.
Kylee Vaillancourt
Kylee Vaillancourt Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
I chose to study public health because it allows me to seek many different interests within one field.
Nicholas McCardle
Nicholas McCardle Master of Health Administration (MHA)
I always try to be mindful of the things that I do, the things that I say, because you never really know what someone else is going through. You might be the difference in their day.
Bernadine Kwan
Bernadine Kwan Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy
Health policy is the one field that can seriously impact large groups of people on every level. It impacts all instances of life and good policy can help alleviate struggles for people.
Jeevan Murthy
Jeevan Murthy Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
One thing I would tell prospective students is to consider Public Health, especially if you’re interested in medical school. It will enable you to develop a different approach to treating patients.
Jeffrey Pesarsick
Jeffrey Pesarsick Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health Sciences - Epidemiology
The passion of the faculty in School of Public Health spurs interest and fosters a learning environment which is second to none.
Brenna Kirk
Brenna Kirk Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health Sciences - Social and Behavioral Sciences
The School of Public Health has top-notch faculty and staff that are so welcoming and are genuinely devoted to student success and the overall undergraduate and graduate school experience.
Ryan Titus
Ryan Titus Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
The WVU SPH is a place where everyone feels at home and part of a family. Everyone is treated well and and given plenty of opportunities to succeed.
Varsha Rajkumar
Varsha Rajkumar Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
WVU might seem overwhelming at first, but the School of Public Health offers a small family within such a large school. The faculty make it their mission to help students find their place.
Chrissy Donahue
Chrissy Donahue Master of Public Health (MPH) in Biostatistics
Working in public health gives me the ability to make a positive impact on people in underserved communities who don’t yet have the resources or access to help themselves.
Raihan Khan
Raihan Khan Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health Sciences - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Public health is a real, effective way to improve communities. It is important that we have all types of people practicing because communities are very diverse and deserve to have each need looked at.