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Having Nothing to Lose, Jumping in as an International Student with Chandramukhi Thakkar

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Chandramukhi Thakkar. Chandramukhi is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan-Flint’s Masters in Public Health. As an international student attending the University of Michigan-Flint Chandramukhi had to learn a lot about being a student in the United States and she shares

COVID 19: A Chance to Come Together

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It can be so easy to get caught up in the grind of life when you are focused on your own tasks. Yet the COVID-19 pandemic has in many ways revealed a lot about how quickly each of our worlds can change. Working as a critical care nurse has allowed me to see how impactful

Facing a pandemic head-on as a Public Health student

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As a student in the Masters of Public Health program, the shifting of class format from in- person to completely online has revealed a number of obstacles, but also opportunities. When UM-Flint first made the announcement that classes would be going online, I think there was a lot of apprehension and uncertainty in how the

From Heart Failure to Home – MPH

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In 2009 Amy suffered an unexpected sudden cardiac arrest. Eight years later she’s excelling in UM-Flint’s Master of Public Health. Read Amy’s story below… On March 19, 2009, I suffered an unexpected Sudden Cardia Arrest that changed my life forever. This led me to need a heart transplant; I was transplanted with a new heart on

Public Health: dynamic, diverse & booming!

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Grad Blog by Pranita Sharma, Public Health student “Public Health is a dynamic, diverse, and booming field. Many students are interested in pursuing a degree in Public Health these days from all over the world.”   I have been with MPH program at UM-Flint for two years and I would like to share some of