A former engineer and Barbour Scholar alumna Preeti Bansal Kshirsagar (M.P.H. ‘15) has created space for herself in the healthcare field. Now a dietitian-nutritionist with extensive training in integrative and functional medicine, Preeti runs a successful wellness practice focused on research-based holistic health. She shares how her experience at Rackham and the support of her community helped with the transition.
Rackham alum S. Craig Watkins explores young people’s engagement with media and technology, including how young creatives are using tech and social ingenuity to build a new innovation economy
Alumna Kerry Ard researches environmental inequality from its political causes to its ultimate consequences of disparities in human health.
As CEO of Odyssey Space Research, Brian Rishikof applies his Rackham engineering degree to innovation and safety in human spaceflight.
Diversity in STEM fields has been a challenge for decades. To better understand the dynamics involved, one Rackham alum looks at the experiences of those entering and engaged in STEM study.
Epidemiology Ph.D. candidate Hannah Segaloff is aiming to develop a better understanding of predictors for influenza and to assess the effectiveness of vaccines.
Andrew Nelson uses a translational approach to connect science with the human side of research. In Nelson’s case, this means learning more about the underlying causes of psychiatric diseases.