Alumni Highlight – Bettye Apenteng graduated from the COPH with a PhD in Health Services Research, Administration, and Policy in 2013.
Hometown: Accra, Ghana
Current career position: Assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Jiann-Pinn Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University. I really enjoy teaching and I am particularly impressed by the extensive amount of practical public health and health care management experience my students bring. This makes for exceptionally interactive and interesting class sessions.
What you value most about your time in our program: I value the hands-on training in research that I obtained from the HSRA program at the COPH. I am also particularly grateful for the mentorship I obtained from my mentor and other faculty members. I have made lifelong friends at the college and I am grateful for that.
Advice for current students: Enjoy your time in school because it doesn’t get any easier in the “real world”.