Healing bodies and minds is an art, a skill and a science. Students who are interested in a hands-on career offering quality care to patients, families and the community will find UMR’s innovative curriculum provides ample preparation for entry into the workforce or for advanced study.
Nevaeh Nez, ‘22
Major: Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
Hometown: Flagstaff, AZ
Why did you choose to come to UMR? I chose UMR for the hands-on opportunities available within health care and research settings. Additionally, UMR allowed me to be surrounded by individuals who also have the hope to change the health care system to better support patients and/or progress the research field to better define cures, access and improve overall health of individuals.
How did your Capstone experience prepare you for your future in what you’re currently doing? My Capstone experience has allowed me to feel confident in myself and has solidified my abilities to integrate my culture into my education. This is seen in my thesis work as a master’s student. Additionally, it has allowed me to find the importance of expressing myself in any environment I am in and use that as a strength. Overall, it has made me confident in attaining my career goals and serving the native population.