U.S. Public Health Service Award Winner
U.S. Public Health Service Award Winner, Excellence in Public Health
Exposure to all facets of public health
I am extremely grateful for the opportunity offered through UT Southwestern and UTHealth to complete my M.P.H. concurrently with my medical education. As a future primary care physician, public health issues play an important role in my practice of medicine. My M.P.H. has equipped me with important research skills and exposure to different facets of public health, from environmental health to health policy and management.
During the four years of my dual degree program, I had the opportunity to complete a master’s thesis for my M.P.H. in which I presented my research in a rigorous, academic manner. This experience was an important step in my career as an academic physician and clinician-researcher.
Medicine, public health intersect
Now that I have graduated from the program, I am starting my residency in internal medicine in a primary care track, a path I chose largely in part because of my academic experience in the dual degree program.
The M.D./M.P.H. program is an excellent way to gain insight into public health issues, explore academic interests, and understand the intersection between medicine and public health.
– Anisha Ganguly, U.S. Public Health Service Award Winner, Excellence in Public Health