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Alexis Blackwelder

Masters of Public Health



While earning my degree, my greatest supporters were:
My parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, teachers, classmates, and wonderful husband-

What I enjoyed most about my experience at BYU was:
My favorite thing about my BYU experience has been opportunities for experiential learning. The program has connected me with a global community of creative, hard working people making a difference in public health. I am thankful to professors who expand learning beyond the walls of the classroom and bring public health to life through opportunities to serve in meaningful ways.

While earning my degree I was involved in the following clubs/organizations:
While earning my degree, I worked with the Utah County Health Department, Bountiful Children's Foundation, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, and The Society of Health Communication.

I plan to use my degree to:
I hope to use my degree to serve in different capacities throughout my life. For now, I would like to continue working as a public health nurse to address health problems with a zoom in/zoom out approach, considering both the individual patient and the population as a whole.

Now that I have completed the program, I'm most looking forward to:
I am looking forward to more time stretching my legs in the great outdoors! I am also looking forward to finding new, exciting ways to apply my degree in my work and community participation.