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Alumni Public Health

Dustin Clark ‘98, Environmental Safety and Health

“It’s great to be ‘Green’, but I think that term means too many things to too many people. In some places it’s downright derogatory,” says Dustin who was recently named environmental sustainability coordinator for the City of Sunnyvale.

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Alumni Nutrition

Rhonda Smythe ‘08, Nutrition and Dietetics

After living in Oregon my entire life, I wanted to see firsthand how the rest of the country eats and how their relationships and behaviors with food are different.

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Alumni Kinesiology

Kerri Vanderbom: World champion water skier, PhD student, Gatorade rep

“It wasn’t really until junior high that I felt any awkwardness,” says Kerri Vanderbom whose older sister Mari and brother Tobi taught her to play baseball, basketball and cruise around their neighborhood.

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Alumni Public Health

Lindsay Boyce in Swaziland: Expect the unexpected

Her eyes still tear up as she tells the story of the woman who brought her 15-year-old son to the remote village clinic. “He was very sick with rheumatic fever – he couldn’t walk, he had a high fever and was in a lot of pain, and he needed help immediately or he was going to die,”

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Alumni Public Health

Kelley Carter Kaiser ’93, ‘99: Public Health alum named Corvallis’ Junior First Citizen

Growing up I knew I wanted to be in the health care field and I also knew I did not want to be a clinician. I started my time at OSU in the Business School and then switched to Public Health my junior year. I chose to focus on health care administration – a perfect area for me as I got to use both my business skills and public health skills.

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Alumni

C. Joanne Grabinski ’63, gerontology educator and author looks back

“Fifty years ago this fall, a dream came true for me as I began my freshman year in the College of Home Economics at Oregon State,” wrote Joanne Grabinski ’63 recently.