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Student Profiles

Below are the current student ambassadors for the Class of 2022.  We encourage you to view their profiles to learn more about their experience and how health communication has changed for them while enrolled in the program.

Xiaoqi (Claire) Chen

What are your career goals?
I would like to dedicate my efforts to researching and eventually be an accepted and productive member of the health communication research community.

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Emma Clawson

What are your career goals?
I hope to continue in the continuing education space, but transition towards Patient Education.

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Maria Gerges

What are your career goals?
My career goal is to become a physician. I am also very interested in becoming an academic clinician which means that I will work in an academic institution as a faculty member teaching and/or advising the medical students as well as practice medicine.

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Tessa Millare

What are your career goals?
My career goal is to work on a team that gives me creative agency over my work while utilizing human-centered, empathetic communication strategies that aim to empower bio-individuality and motivate healthy outcomes in the population/individuals.

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Ann Sedgwick

What are your career goals?
My career goal is to have a larger role in leading a creative department in a healthcare setting by
combining my creative skillset with what I have learned in the program to foster collaboration and create more effective communications.

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Megan Wang

What are your career goals?
I am interested in pursuing a career in integrating technology with healthcare. I am open to working at pharma, non-for-profit, government jobs…

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Casey Yuen

What are your career goals?
I hope to become a veterinarian, where I can better communicate with the owners and provide knowledge about the health of their pets.

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