Karla Gonzalez' field work with The Wellness Center takes her back to the former Historic General Hospital in LA for an opportunity to contribute to delivering comprehensive services to keep patients healthy and reduce health care spending.
Sandhya Shimoga, a Ph.D. in Health Policy and Management traces her interest in public health to her upbringing in a small college town in southern India where poverty and prosperity exist side by side.
Donglan Zhang studied health economics at Fudan University in Shanghai before coming to FSPH for her PhD. Zhang found the two countries face similar concerns, including lack of universal health coverage, health disparities and ever-increasing costs.
For as long as she can remember, Shemra Rizzo has loved math for its ability to make a difference in people’s lives. “While some people... love math for its intrinsic beauty, I like math as a tool to solve problems,” she says.