Public health is advocating and empowering communities to live healthier and happier lives.
I was inspired by my passion for outreach and health education, which was originally rooted in community nutrition back when I was in high school.
My most rewarding experience was having the opportunity to be an interpreter with Community Outreach Inc. at their farm clinics in Philomath, Oregon. I am able to utilize my talents as a bilingual public health student to improve patient experiences with healthcare.
To not be discouraged by being the only person of color in your workplace or in your classroom. You are exactly where you need to be.
The biggest challenge that public health should focus on is recruiting culturally diverse public health professionals.