Hometown: Fort Defiance, AZ
Program of study: Master of Public Health, Indigenous Health
Graduation date: Spring 2023
Interest in program: My interest is in addressing the health inequities that persist amongst underserved communities. Through the MPH program, it has allowed me to understand areas of health through a holistic perspective to prevent disease and improve health.
Carolyn (Carly) Camplain, JD
Hometown: Grants, NM
Program of study Interdisciplinary Health PhD, Health Equity emphasis
Graduation date: Spring 2021
Interest in program: I am interested in bridging the gap between public health and the law. By pairing scientific research and law, it is possible to undo many of the structural and social determinants that affect individual’s health status that have been created by past laws and policies. Specifically, I am interested in utilizing law and policy to positively affect incarcerated and Indigenous populations’ health.
Hometown: Mebane, NC
Program of study: Interdisciplinary Health PhD – Health Equity emphasis
Graduation date: TBD
Interest in program: My background in linguistic anthropology illuminates that there are many ways to improve healthcare starting with the doctor/patient encounter. I find this inspired me to return to school to promote better medical communication in NA/AI and rural Arizona populations.
Hometown: Vancouver, WA
Program of Study: Interdisciplinary Health PhD
Graduation date: Spring 2024
Interest in program: I was attracted to the program because of the great faculty and innovative program design, which will allow me to build a unique skillset for my research and professional goals.
Hometown: Arlee, MT
Program of study Interdisciplinary Health PhD
Graduation date: 2023
Interest in program: This program will help me gain the skills, knowledge, experience, and credentials I need to advance in the field of chronic disease prevention and management community engaged research.