Learn how tuition support is making it possible for some Bloomberg School students to pursue their passion for public health.
Stacey Lloyd is a PhD student in the Department of Mental Health and the recipient of a Brown Community Health Scholarship. She is looking ahead to a research career to develop evidence-based interventions to serve troubled youth.
“Coming from an area that was struggling economically, I’ve seen a lot of young people wrestle with mental health and substance abuse problems, with far too many of the stories ending very sadly. As I learned about the field of public health, it became clear to me that I could do more, for more people, by conducting sound research to help push the field toward effective interventions for this population.”
Xingru “Momo” He is a candidate in the Bloomberg School’s combined MPH/MBA Program. He plans to return to his native China to focus on improving eye care.
“My goal is to become a global force in blindness prevention combining public health and technology. I used to work in biomedical engineering, but realized that what my country really needs now is not innovative technology, but an effective eye care system that provides affordable, accessible and sustainable services to the people.”
Caitlin Lowery is a Master of Public Health Student in the Department of International Health with a concentration in Social and Behavioral Interventions. Her primary interest is women’s and girl’s health in the areas of obesity, physical fitness and nutrition.
“I discovered a passion for public health during my two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Georgia. After noticing numerous health issues and glaring gender disparities in my small village, I worked on several projects, including a girls' fitness club and a regional women's health fair, aimed at improving health knowledge and promoting healthy lifestyles.”