A Day of Days

I did it. I successfully defended my doctoral dissertation last Wednesday and became a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). It was the culmination of five years of learning, working, and balancing a lot of aspects of my life. I must be honest that I felt incredibly overwhelmed at times. There were several moments when I wanted to throw in the towel and walk away.

The Epi Ren Rises, Again

As you are reading this, I am in the middle of defending my doctoral dissertation. (I'm scheduling this post ahead of time. So, no, I'm not blogging while I'm taking the exam, silly.) The defense of the dissertation is the conclusion of five years of work on something that began as a crazy idea, became [...]

A visit to my future school

Yesterday, I went to the university for "accepted students' day." The first thing I noticed was the age of almost everyone there. They were quite young. They were kids. But that wasn't all. I also noticed that most of them were women. And then I noticed something else, but I'll tell you more on that [...]

Good news, everyone!

Dear reader(s), as you may or may not know, I have devoted my adult like to Public Health and healthcare. My careers as a lab tech and an epidemiologist have given me some of the most intense experiences in my life. I don't see myself working in anything else than to serve humanity. (I'm such [...]