Tania Perez Osuna

What is your favorite public health experience and why? “My favorite public health experience was working on a mental health community needs assessment for the coastal community of San Mateo County. During this experience I was able to co-design a program with community members, particularly Latinx residents. Working with a Spanish-speaking team we were ableContinue reading “Tania Perez Osuna”

Arletha Murray, MPH

What is your favorite public health experience and why? “I was blessed to have been chosen to support the San Francisco FBO (Faith Based Organization) community as they fought against COVID exposures at their local organizations. I helped to ensure they received prevention support and were aware of the ever changing guidance and policies impactingContinue reading “Arletha Murray, MPH”

Erika

What is your favorite public health experience and why? “My favorite public health experience has been working with Roots Community Health Center in the South Bay with the COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites. I enjoyed the opportunity to help my community and I even got a chance to practice my Spanish from time to time!”Continue reading “Erika”

Kathy Reyes

What is your favorite public health experience and why? “In 2018, I attended the American Public Health Association annual conference. I presented a community assessment project examining local impacts of an anti-immigrant political climate. This was a favorite experience of mine because it cemented a passion for public health and inspired me to see aContinue reading “Kathy Reyes”

Nishita Matangi, MPH

What is your public health story? “I “discovered” public health when I transferred to Santa Clara University from De Anza College and was planning for a pre-health track. I took a few classes and fell in love with the people and community focus of the field. During my internship I realized this was what IContinue reading “Nishita Matangi, MPH”

YG

What is your public health story? “The place that I lived in had a significant influence on my life and was related to public health topics. The transition between my childhood and being a public health practitioner provides deeper meaning and understanding of health and human life to me. When I was growing up inContinue reading “YG”