Steve Jordan graduated from the University of Maryland in 1998 with a degree in Kinesiology. At age 19, he suffered a traumatic brain injury after falling head first from a balcony. After a three-year period of cognitive rehab and brain surgeries, in which he overcame short-term memory loss, “tip...Read more
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
Picture of Christina in her graduation robe with Testudo
Christina Memmott was among the first group of graduates from the College Park Public Health Science program. Since graduating in December 2016, she has been hired as a paid intern for Population Services International. There she will be working on HIV prevention, maternal health, family planning...Read more
Sivan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Community Health in December 2016. Sivan is currently working with City Year Washington DC working with at risk students as a mentor in the DC public school system and will begin medical school in summer, 2017. In one sentence, what is public health 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
Anthony Pellegrino holds a model of a human spine.
Anthony Pellegrino graduated from the University of Maryland School of Public Health in 2011 with a degree in Kinesiology. He received his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, GA, during which time he helped to build one of the largest chiropractic practices in the southeast...Read more
What is your major and what year did will you graduate? I began at UMD as a Letters & Sciences, undecided about my major but interested in pursuing medicine and becoming a doctor. By my junior year, I declared Community Health as my major, and also pursued the new general business minor. I will...Read more
Liz is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Community Health and is expected to graduate in May 2017. In one sentence, what is public health to you? Public Health means helping people become the best versions of themselves, by preventing disease and promoting health through research,...Read more
Izzy is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Community Health with a minor in International Development and Conflict Management, and is expected to graduate in May 2018. In one sentence, what is public health to you? Public Health is the acknowledgement that everyone in a society deserves to...Read more
Marianna is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Community Health and is expected to graudate in May 2018. In one sentence, what is public health to you? For me personally, I believe that public health is a field that works towards preventing disease and promoting and protecting the health...Read more

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