Student Profiles

Yara Alamin
Yara Alamin Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Services Management and Leadership
I am convinced that every member of the faculty and staff at the School of Public Health consistently encourages students to be their best selves.
Miranda Aman
Miranda Aman Master of Public Health (MPH) in Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences
I continued my education at WVU because I felt it was a place where I could continue to thrive ... West Virginia is my home, and I want my home to thrive, not just survive.
Grace Atkinson
Grace Atkinson Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
Public health means advocating for those who may not be able to advocate for themselves.
Michelle Coben
Michelle Coben Master of Health Administration (MHA)
Public health is at the forefront of our minds more than ever, and so I found it to be an extremely motivating time to be learning about how to implement change in healthcare.
Haley Cothern
Haley Cothern Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Services Management and Leadership
I will always remember feeling a sense of belonging in the School of Public Health here at WVU. I knew that with my dedication and the support from my mentors, I could thrive here.
Sydney Durrah
Sydney Durrah Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
There is a little bit of everything for everyone [at the WVU School of Public Health]. Public health is a massive umbrella with room to explore different fields and jobs.
Kali Ellison
Kali Ellison Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
Public Health is about promoting and protecting the health of people within a community. To me, Public Health means prevention.
Haley Feldmeier
Haley Feldmeier Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Services Management and Leadership
Public health is the pathway that allowed me to get myself involved in the wonderful and ever changing world of healthcare.
Ethan Feldmiller
Ethan Feldmiller Master of Health Administration (MHA)
"The School of Public Health allows students to openly explore their specific interests and puts them on a direct path to a future career that they will love."
Nicholas McCardle
Nicholas McCardle Master of Health Administration (MHA)
I have really found my passion advocating for mental health and ensuring that all folks have access to the resources that they need and deserve.
Shelby McCloskey
Shelby McCloskey Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
To me, public health is holistic and focuses on so many aspects of a person's well-being, which allows us to maximize how we can help communities.
Anna Sellaro
Anna Sellaro Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Services Management and Leadership
This degree has challenged me in many different ways. It's taught me to look at health from a bigger perspective.
Caden Staggers
Caden Staggers Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
The main objective of public health is to promote healthy habits and prevent injury and illness. To me, public health is a field that operates by the motto 'leave it better than the way you found it.'
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 given plenty of opportunities to succeed.
Melissa Tolbert Yeso
Melissa Tolbert Yeso Master of Health Administration (MHA)
When choosing an MHA program, there was something special about being the first class ... to help set the standard and a precedent in terms of what the program would bring to the state and University.