Stankovic combines passions for music and public health in her research

“I believe music transports you to another world and reaches parts of the brain other things can’t…It’s definitely something that can have amazing results. We don’t quite know why yet because our brain is just so complicated and amazing,” Stankovic said.

  • Stipica Mudrazija illuminates the relationship between health and a strong social safety net

    “Health is not the be-all and end-all, but you cannot do anything without having health…[I’m] interested in studying the well-being of older adults in concentric circles.”


  • Anna Localio

    Localio aims to impact vulnerable populations through research-based public health policy

    Anna Localio, PhD candidate in Health Services, has earned the Outstanding PhD Student Award for her research, including a study on the impact of federal free school meals on children’s health. Her work, supervised by Dr. Jessica Jones-Smith, explores quantitative research in nutrition policy. Localio’s past includes significant community service, emphasizing public health benefits access.


  • Frankie Shelton with two mobile devices displaying the Her Heart Co application

    Advancing women’s health: Executive MHA student Frankie Shelton receives Fulbright UCL Entrepreneurship Award

    Frankie Shelton, a second-year student in the Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA) program, was recently awarded a Fulbright University College London Entrepreneurship Award to continue her passion of gender equity and advancing women’s health.


HSEED Award and Student Funding

The Health Systems Excellence, Equity, and Distinction (HSEED) Award honors students and helps increase diversity in the field of public health. The HSEED Award is presented annually to students in our degree programs.