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Kaitlynn Almeida's Story

A Queen's MPH'16 alumnus, Kaitlynn Almeida currently works as a Senior Specialist at Cancer Care Ontario. In her role, she is focused on performance management around provincial priorities for quality improvement, and collaborates with colleagues to proactively mitigate potential cancer system issues in Ontario.

Allison Maier's Story

Allison loved the math, logic and problem solving in her first degree in Civil Engineering, where she focused on water and wastewater treatment. But what she really wanted to know was why. Why prioritize treating this contaminant over another? What was the science behind this decision making? Completing a Master of Public Health at Queen’s was her way to answer those questions.

Christine Pentland's Story

As diverse as it is, from John Snow and the cholera infected Broad Street pump in the 1800's, to SARS outbreak, to increasing childhood obesity, or a public health approach to cannabis legalization, public health and its core competencies are so critical to developing prevention strategies to combat or mitigate adverse health events.

Paul Boonmak's Story

Paul Boonmak is a first-year international student in our PhD Epidemiology program. He was born and raised in Bangkok Thailand and completed his MD degree at Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn University.  Paul received his General Medical-Practice License in 2015, and then turned his attention to research and the stigma of mental-health issues.

Dylan O'Sullivan's Story

Dylan O’Sullivan is a native of Kingston, Ontario, and completed his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College (USA), where he majored in sociology and ran for the varsity cross-country and track-and-field teams. Despite majoring in sociology, Dylan took a number of biology and statistics courses which ultimately led to the development of his interest in epidemiology.

Alyson Mahar's Story

Alyson Mahar has always been interested in equitable health care for all Canadians. After completing her MSc in epidemiology in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology (now Public Health Sciences), Alyson knew that she wanted to continue her training in advanced epidemiologic and health services research methods and apply her new training to ensuring vulnerable Canadians received an equal opportunity for appropriate healthcare.