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Amazing Students

A passion for those less fortunate led Danny Guidot to help start a student chapter of MEDLIFE, a service organization dedicated to helping the impoverished. Danny plans to become a research physician in global health, specializing in pediatrics. In his…

“Involvement in student organizations has definitely been the highlight of my time at UGA,” says Amy Wong, an environmental health sciences major from Lilburn. From Campus Kitchen to Students for Environmental Action, Amy is making the most of the public…

Madison Lamar believes in a healthy way of life.  From serving as a personal trainer at the Ramsey Student Center, to working on public health issues with UGA’s Archway Partnership, to researching with a gerontologist in the department of child…

Teddie Brandon was the first student admitted into the joint MD/MPH program at the Georgia Regents University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, which is giving her the opportunity to combine her passions for medicine and public health.

Alexandra Fitzsimmons, who is working on master’s degrees in public health and social work, wants to combine her work in those fields to become an element of positive change in people’s lives.