In 2015, Soo Kyung Park graduated with a B.S. degree in life sciences and minor in bioinformatics from Ewha Womans University in South Korea. She then completed her MPH in biostatistics in 2017. In one sentence, what is public health to you? Public health to me is raising awareness of the need to...Read more
Dr. Mariano Kanamori earned his Ph.D. in epidemiology in 2013 and is currently a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Center for Research on U.S. Latinos HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse (CRUSADA) at Florida International University. Since 2014, he has been the Scientific Director of the “HIV Risk Reduction...Read more
Jun Chu
Prior to graduate school, Jun Chu worked as a data analyst for the U.S. Postal Service and an industrial engineer at their Chicago Mail Processing Center. Jun graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Statistics from UMD in 2013 and earned his MPH in biostatistics in 2017. As a master's student, Jun...Read more
Lavisha McClarin graduated in Spring 2016 with a MPH in epidemiology. During her time in the MPH program, Ms. McClarin researched pediatric health care disparities in a paid internship with the Nemours Office of Health Equity and Inclusion in Delaware, and developed her thesis on pediatric thyroid...Read more
Mary Jung completed her MPH in epidemiology in Spring 2013. She is now a Ph.D. candidate in epidemiology and a graduate assistant in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. What is public health to you? Public health to me is the promotion and maintenance of health and well-being for all...Read more
Diane Ng was a research assistant in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics for Dr. Sunmin Lee and Dr. Natalie Slopen and graduated with her MPH in Spring 2015. She is currently working as a research assistant at Westat. In one sentence, what is public health to you? Public health is a...Read more
Ashley Woodall
Ashley completed her MPH in epidemiology in 2015 and served as a g raduate research assistant for Dr. Brit Saksvig on the Sisters Healthy and Physically Empowered (SHAPE) Study during her graduate study. In one sentence, what is public health to you? Public health is life. You can't go a day...Read more
Jennifer Guida
In 2017, Jennifer earned her Ph.D. in epidemiology. During her doctoral program, Jennifer worked as a graduate research assistant and teaching assistant for EPIB 610: Foundations of Epidemiology. In one sentence, what is public health to you? Public health to me is social justice in action- all...Read more
Dr. Sue Lin is the Quality Division Director, Office of Quality Improvement, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The profile below was written in 2014 when Dr. Lin was a doctoral candidate in the the Ph.D. program in epidemiology. Sue...Read more
Graciela Jaschek
Graciela Jascheck , MPH, Ph.D. '14, received her Ph.D. from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics where she is now a research assistant professor. A former community organizer, Graciela was drawn to the social justice aspect of public health. She is particularly passionate about...Read more