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Meet Health Care MBA Student, Jennifer Bernier '18MBA

Jennifer Bernier shares how she landed her Marketing Manager position at American Well.

An Equitable Approach to Structural Determinants of Health

Much of the focus of public health has been on behavior change at the individual level. While this is a crucial component to improving health outcomes, it is not always adequate in addressing barriers to health equity. Learn more about why the online MPH@Simmons program looks at public health through the lens of equity, rather than equality.

Meet Behavior Analysis Student Maria Villegas, ’18SW

A registered behavior technician, Maria Villegas says her mission in life has always been to help others. As an undergraduate she studied psychology, and later worked as a preschool teacher. Villegas enrolled in the BehaviorAnalysis@Simmons program to continue to study human behavior and to prepare to become BCBA® certified.

Meet MBA Student, Lisa Hooper '18MBA

Lisa Hooper is a senior producer and studio manager for celebrity portrait photographer Martin Schoeller. With 15 years of experience in arts management and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Massachusetts College of Art, Lisa knows the ins and outs of running art businesses.

Meet Health Care MBA Student, Yiu Wing Wu ‘18MBA

Originally from Hong Kong, Yiu Wing Wu moved to Massachusetts to attend Boston College where he earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics. After graduation, Yiu Wing’s passion for helping others led him to pursue a career in health care.

The Autism Glass Project Could Help Kids Better Recognize Facial Expressions

As the autism community celebrates the 47th annual Autism Awareness Month, a developing technology called Autism Glass is hoping its facial recognition software can build on facial expression therapy research for children with autism.