John Hirdes - Public Health and Health Systems
In addition to being an internationally regarded scientist Dr. Hirdes is also a remarkable mentor. His students (past and current) speak to his tremendous desire and effort to maximize their individual success. He provides an environment that not only stimulates and challenges his students, but one that also encourages and supports. He achieves this by providing each student with unparalleled academic opportunities that are uniquely tailored to their individual interests. His students speak to the importance that Dr. Hirdes’ mentorship has been to their professional development and academic successes. Importantly, his students also view Dr. Hirdes as a colleague and a friend who continues to enrich their personal and professional lives even after they had graduated.