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Delivering Real-World Experiences

Cassie Harding chats with Asst. Prof. Angela Wangari Walter
Cassie Harding
Public Health

Cassie Harding’s internship experiences as a public health student inspired her to tackle the big health and wellness challenges facing people in the cities and towns around her.

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Chandni Shahdev in front of Coburn Hall in UMass Lowell south campus
Chandni Shahdev
Public Health – Epidemiology

Her master’s degree in public health and research experiences helped Chandni Shahdev get a job with the CDC Foundation, working with employers to prevent and contain outbreaks of COVID-19.

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Terrie Enis
Physical Therapy

Terrie Enis’ college experience is quite different from most. She was married with a two-year old daughter when she decided to go back to college full time to earn her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy.

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Margaret Fitzgerald with a group of people at the Solomont School of Nursing's 50th Anniversary celebration at the Inn & Conference Center
Margaret Fitzgerald
Nursing

While working for 16 years in an intensive care unit, Margaret Fitzgerald decided that she could do more to prevent patients from ending up in the hospital. So she earned a master’s degree in nursing at UMass Lowell to become a nurse practitioner.

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Health Sciences News

  • exercise science student Veronica Maksymenko

    Exercise Science Student on the Fast Track

    Veronica Maksymenko is on track to earn her bachelor's degree in exercise science in three years, paving the way for her to begin the doctor of physical therapy program next summer at the age of 17.
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  • A student smiles while holding her head and stretching with other students in a classroom

    ‘Honor Yourself Week’ Shines Light on Student Wellness

    “Honor Yourself Week,” a new initiative co-sponsored by the Honors College and UMatter2, provides students with tips and resources for incorporating wellness into their daily routines.
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  • Transene research team

    Students Help Local Company Find Safer Alternatives to PFAS

    With the help of a student research team, Transene Company is offering etching solutions to its semiconductor customers that don't contain the toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
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