"The Health Studies program presented me with the opportunity to obtain the credentials I needed to be competitive in the public health workforce. Waterloo was my window into the colossal and wonderful world of international health."

Dr. Judy Kruger, Research Team Lead
Office on Smoking and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Meet our graduates

Health Studies alumni share their career insights and memories of Waterloo:

Stephanie Austin

Medical School student

Stephanie Austin (Health Studies '07) chose the Health Studies program because it seemed like the “ideal pre-med program,” combining natural and social science courses.


Ben Austin

Ingersoll Pharmasave

Ben Austin (Health Studies '07) credits the Health Studies program at Waterloo for helping him see the bigger picture in health care.


Phuc-nhi Phuong

Public Health Planner
Region of Waterloo Public Health 

Phuc-Nhi Phuong (Health Studies '04, MPH '08) plans and evaluates programs to help prevent chronic disease and build healthy communities...


Gaby Sabados

St. Jacobs Midwives

Gaby Sabados (Health Studies '99) provides complete prenatal, delivery, and post-partum care for mothers and their babies...


Rose Harrison

Harrison Health Collaborative Inc 

Rose Harrison (Health Studies '98) works with hospitals across N. America to implement electronic medical record systems and improve patient outcomes...


Judy Kruger

Research Team Lead 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA) 

Dr. Judy Kruger (Health Studies '93) conducts research and surveillance to reduce death and disease caused by tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke...


Doris Winfield

Physician and Medical Director
Waterloo Region

Dr. Doris Winfield (Health Studies '89) assesses and treats patients living in long-term care...


Patrick Seliske

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health 

Dr. Patrick Seliske (Health Studies '78) uses technology to identify and track population health trends...


Graduate success

Each year, we re-connect with our graduates one year after their graduation and then publish our graduate statistics. See what our Health Studies class of 2018 is doing now