Alana knew she wanted to make a difference in the world of public health after the first class. And from that moment forward, that’s exactly what she did.
But not before a special mentoring relationship began with CPHHS Professor Chunhuei Chi. Alana was Chunhuei’s first doctoral mentee, and the two have remained in close communication. “Alana has always been a compassionate person who cares about people who are less fortunate, both here and around the world,” he says. “She has an unrelenting appetite for knowledge that strengthens her ability to improve other people’s health and well-being.”