Epidemiology and Cancer

Scholarship Entrant: Caitlin from Santa Monica, CA
Essay Question: If you could earn a living doing what you love most, what would it be, and how would it change the world? Describe the specific goals you would set to make that dream a reality.
Vote for Caitlin: 2

If I could earn a living doing what I love most, I would do epidemiological research and study the causes and potential cures of cancer. This would change the world in a major way because by identifying causes and potential cures to cancer, individuals would no longer have to deal with the emotional and/or physical struggles and hardships that come along with either having cancer or having a loved one that has cancer. To make this dream a reality, I currently plan on finishing up my bachelors degree and then going on to get an MPH and PhD in Epidemiology and then looking for a research position at either a university or a company that specifically deals with cancer research.

Vote for Caitlin: 2

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