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Adrianna Tirloni

MPH, Public Health Practice

1.       In one sentence, what is public health to you?

Public health is spreading awareness.

2.       What inspired you to study public health?

I was inspired after working in the hospital and wanted to focus my career on preventing diseases that affect the community.

3.       What has been the single most rewarding experience of your career/studies so far?

My most rewarding experience is being able to give back to the community.

4.       What is the one piece of advice you wish someone had given you when you were starting out in public health?

I wish someone would have told me what careers and fields of research are involved in public health.

5.       What do you think is the biggest challenge that the public health field should be focusing on?

The biggest challenge that public health should be focusing on is spreading knowledge about what public health is and what it encompasses.