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Melissa Susanne Dryden

Bachelor of Science in Public Health
Emphasis in Epidemiology



While earning my degree, my greatest supporters were:
I had very supportive parents and a fantastic husband who encouraged me along the way. I am also grateful for the support of my brothers who were great study buddies in several classes!

What I enjoyed most about my experience at BYU was:
I really enjoyed the unique opportunity to included the teachings of the Gospel of Jesus Christ into my secular learning. I appreciate my professors that made an effort to help me grow both spiritually and intellectually.

While earning my degree I was involved in the following clubs/organizations:
Team HBV; French Club

I plan to use my degree to:
I look forward to using my degree to serve those around me in a public health setting. As BYU says, "Enter to learn, go forth to serve."

Now that I have completed the program, I'm most looking forward to:
I look forward to using what I learned to serve in my community.