“I wanted to shape policy informed by people’s stories to help build a better future.”
“What I wanted from this degree was to learn to do quantitative analysis in a trustworthy enough way to teach others.”
“I would encourage anybody to take this course—even if you have been writing for years, it adds a component of communicating to the broader public that is incredibly helpful.”
“Health issues aren’t solely determined in a doctor’s office—social determinants of health can be a big factor, and too often our current policy fails people. I’d like to help correct that.”
“I cannot be silent when I see or witness injustice occurring, and that motivates me to challenge policies that continue to create disparities for certain groups of people.”
“Community is still a source of strength in what I do. I hope to position myself in an organization that gives people opportunities like I had growing up with sports and other free community programs.”