- Graduation Year: 2006
- Current Employer: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- Job Title: Research Fellow in Health Economics
Contact Methods Available
- Mast of Science in Control of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
I wasn't sure what I wanted to do while I was an undergrad. After a year of indecision, I decided that biology would provide the best foundation for whatever I decided to do next. I loved microbiology, but found that I was drawn to the policy implications of scientific research. I tried to tie my major and minor together as much as possible through the topics I chose for papers and presentations. After graduating, I decided that I wanted to get a masters in public health and found a program that focused specifically in infectious diseases. Having studied abroad in Australia during my junior year, I felt confident about my ability to complete a degree in the UK. While taking masters courses, I found that health economics could be the bridge between science and policy that I had been looking for. I now work as a Research Fellow in Health Economics, which means that I evaluate the costs and benefits of health interventions.
Study Abroad Experiences
University of Queensland, Spring semester 2005