Meet Our Students

Kyle Mehan at his desk
Kyle Mehan '21
Nutritional Science

Kyle Mehan began researching nutrition when trying to heal his own injuries. Now he promotes a plant-based diet.

I knew that fitness and nutrition go hand in hand, so I thought if I wasn’t going to go into sports medicine, I’d go into the nutrition side of it.
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Omolade Adeniyi playing volleyball at UMass Lowell
Omoladé Adeniyi '19
Public Health, Health Sciences Concentration

Omoladé Adeniyi is looking to make a difference in health care for those who are underrepresented.

College is really a time for you to figure out who you are. UMass Lowell allowed me to do that.
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Benedicta Agyemang-Brantuo works in a lab
Benedicta Agyemang-Brantuo '22
Chemistry

Benedicta Agyemang-Brantuo won the 2021 MLK Service Award for starting a club to address health disparities – amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

There’s a Martin Luther King quote that inspired me: ‘Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.’
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Jessica Saad UMass Lowell Community Health & Sustainability Alum
Jessica Saad ’11
Community Health & Sustainability

Looking back, Jessica Saad doesn’t take for granted how much UMass Lowell —and community health especially— helped prepare her for life outside of college.

I know I got a solid education at UMass Lowell. Not only did I learn in the classroom, but I was also given opportunities to work with people in the community.
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