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Bachelors of Public Health Student Receives Award to Attend Diversity in Mathematical Modeling

and Public Health Conference


  • Vienna Madrid, a junior Bachelors of Public Health student, received an award to attend the 2017 Outreach Conference to Increase Diversity in Mathematical Modeling and Public Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston.
  • The goal of this conference is to increase diversity and create interest in the future generation of Public Health.
  • Ms. Madrid hopes to use this opportunity to strengthen her knowledge in global health and social and behavioral sciences as well as develop professional skills.

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