Alumni Backgrounds

Students in the program come from a wide range of backgrounds, having many different experiences and skills. Some students have significant experience in health sciences and communications as undergraduates, while others studied subjects that were completely different. See some of the diverse undergraduate majors  that led students to pursue a degree in Health Communication.

Sarah Gunn was a biology major before enrolling in the Tufts Health Communication program. She graduated in 2013, and now works as a Senior Community Outreach Specialist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
Kate Perch was a psychology major before enrolling in the Tufts Health Communication program. She graduated in 2012, and now works as a Digital Health Communication Specialist and Social Media Lead at Palladian Partners, Inc., a communications consulting firm in Silver Springs, Maryland.
Erica Hersh was an English major before enrolling in the Tufts Health Communication program. She graduated in 2014, and now works as a staff writer in the Communication Department at the Boston Medical Center.