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Ethnomedical Conceptual Approach

–    I think the enthomedical approach will be the most interesting and useful to my understanding of health in this course. Studying the wide range of health systems and comparing and contrasting the different ways/approaches they look at health will…

Aspiring Optometrist

Hey everyone!  My name is Jaana Ashtiani and I’m a Human Biology major with a pre-optometry pathway going into my senior year this fall. I’ve always had a very giving personality and find joy in helping others, so naturally I’ve…

Old Age

When asked to define health and illness in my own words the first thing that came to my mind was the words ‘positive & negative’. When a person is healthy I believe them to be positive; I think they are…

Woman Hockey Player

  Hi all! My name is Melinda Zielinski, but honestly just call me Mel. I will be a senior this coming fall. One of the reasons I am enrolled in this class, beside the fact that it interests me, is…

No Bad Days

Hello all! My name is Emily Tassoni. I am going into my 4th and final (if all goes as planned) year at MSU. I am studying psychology along with pre-med. I haven’t yet decided whether I will pursue a masters…

Crazy Ride

Hello, I am Krystn Hartner! I am a senior here at Michigan State University and my major is Human Biology. In the future I hope to fulfill my dreams of becoming a pediatrician. Currently I work on campus at the Breslin…

Movie Guru

Hey everyone, my name is Adam Feuerstein and I am entering my senior year at Michigan State. I am studying human biology with hopes to go to dental school after I graduate in May. I am from the Grand Rapids…

Tired Daddy

Hello, my name is Albert Tamayo. I will be a senior this year in the Clinical Laboratory Science program here at Michigan State. Next year will be a busy year for me as I will be graduating and completing my…

Beach Bum

Hi everyone! My name is Taylor Cheney and I am a junior here at Michigan State University. I am majoring in human biology considering beginning a minor in physiology in hopes of continuing onto MSU’s medical school after graduating to become either…

Overloaded Momma

Hi Everyone! My Name is Ashley Lathrop. I am a junior here at MSU majoring in Anthropology with a specialization in Peace and Justice. I am a returning student after not finishing my degree years ago. I never knew what…