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MPH student with Clean Air Council staff discussing street safety

Advocating for Sustainable and Fair Transportation

An MPH student aims to improve Philadelphia's built environment.

Marisa Bremer and Senator Gillibrand at campaign event

Putting Public Health Policy to Work on the Campaign Trail

New alumnus fights for her values alongside a 2020 presidential candidate.

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Supporting and Uplifting LGBTQ Youth

MPH alumni launch a nonprofit serving the LGBTQ community.

Drew and his grandfather, a Drexel alumni

Reflecting on a Dornsife Education

From freshmen year to graduation day, a BS student recounts the highlights of his time at Dornsife.

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Macy's Program Key to Interdisciplinary Health Leadership Training for this Undergraduate

Griffin Wong, an accelerated BS/MPH student with a minor in bioinformatics, is accepted into the Macy Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program.

Dornsife students surveying pier visitors

Dornsife Students Make a Difference in the Changing Urban Landscape of Philadelphia

Students assessed the impacts of a new public space: Cherry Street Pier.

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Dornsife Student Awarded David Winston Scholarship

An MPH student receives the prestigious David Winston Health Policy Scholarship.

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Dornsife Students Selected to Present at the College of Physician’s Poster Event

Students from various degree levels at Dornsife were chosen to present their research among peers from nine different schools in the Philadelphia region.

Heather at her ILE

Beyond Medicine: Gaining a New Perspective on Providing Care

An MD/MPH student discovers that the program and her Integrated Learning Experience expand her professional horizons and opportunities in unexpected ways.

Student in Africa standing by community well with young students

A Summer in Africa Leading Outbreak Investigations

An MPH student spends her summer in Lesotho combating a drought induced health crisis.

Alumni student at HIMSS Conference

Changing the Public Health Game in the Greater Philadelphia Area

A Dornsife alumni is honored for her ability to leverage technology to improve public health.

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Investigating the Impact of the ACA on Health Care Access for Children

A doctoral student discovers the possible benefits and policy lessons of health care reform when it comes to children's health.

Student analyzing data on tablet

Pursuing an MS to Focus on Disease Prevention and Treatment

Discovering the benefits of carefully curated degree programs that allow students to specialize.

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Transforming Maternal and Child Health Training

An MPH student helps create an innovative learning tool for maternal and child health students.

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Advancing Sickle Cell Disease Research in the Caribbean

An undergraduate gets a head start on her career managing a groundbreaking study to advance public health in Jamaica.

Troy at a fencing club tournament

On the Path to Success at Dornsife

This freshman is on the fast track—fencing, volunteering, and focusing on the future.

Viren posing for professional shot

The Value of a JD MPH

An alum combines the law and an expert knowledge of health policy to succeed in mergers and acquisitions.

Kearney presenting his poster at APHA

Receiving Recognition for Innovative Research

A doctoral candidate wins an award for exploring how school nurses might help prevent HPV.

Joshua Prasad

Changing the Way Addiction is Treated

An alum builds a career improving care for the underserved.

Students in park listening to speaker

New Class of MPH Students Experience Public Health Immersion

Students kick-off the year discovering Philadelphia’s public health challenges and opportunities.

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Optimizing Evaluation Capacity for Heart Disease and Stroke Programs at the CDC

An MPH candidate gains career experience addressing two of the nation’s toughest health challenges.

Students volunteering at a nonprofit

Dornsife Welcome Week Kicks Off with Volunteer Effort

New students get to work fighting hunger in Philadelphia.

student in front of sign for NASA

Exploring Microgravity to Improve Public Health

A Dornsife junior discovers that there’s lots more going on at NASA than the space program.

Garrett Devenney

Launching a Career in Health Policy

An alum and winner of the prestigious David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship will explore policy with national leaders.

Elina Paul

Improving PTSD Outcomes for Children Globally

An MPH student supports the Dornsife team, while advancing research on children’s health.

Paola Maysonet

Helping Residents Heal after Hurricane Maria

A student works on her MPH, while learning to aid in a natural disaster and fight for her culture.