Alumni Profiles

Public Health-MD Alumni Career Profiles

Trying to choose the best career path may be difficult when you have not had real experience in the public health field. There are countless opportunities and paths to pursue, which is why we strive to equip our students with the tools and support they need to choose the public health career best for them.

Our Public Health-MD alumni working in the field were once prospective students too. Many of them have agreed to share their success stories in hopes of helping you discover a career path you will love. 

Michael Sheehan, MPH-MD'23

House Staff, Stanford University Health

Michael began his educational endeavors as a geology major. He was exceptionally fortunate to have had the opportunities he received back then. He interned with NASA and was able to study in China during consecutive summers. Michael found a love for nature and exploring the depths of this world and others. He was accepted to a graduate program in isotope geochemistry and paleoclimatology and thought he had found his niche. However, he dropped out after only a few months to care for his father.

Read Michael's story