Undergraduate Student Profiles

Students in the College of Health and Human Development gain tremendous experience, become leaders, and have a huge impact on the lives of people. Learn more about some of the unique ways in which Biobehavioral Health students are advancing their own careers and helping the people around them.

Past Students

Promoting Healthy Behaviors

Adam Burkett is discovering new ways to help people by promoting healthy behaviors. Majoring in Biobehavioral Health is giving him the opportunity apply knowledge he learns in class to real-world situations. Additionally, he became certified as an emergency medical technician (EMT) through courses taught in the College of Health and Human Development.

Understanding How to Improve Health

Bethany Koshuta, a Biobehavioral Health major, is learning about the complex factors that affect health, which is helping to prepare her for a career in health care.

Leading the Way to a Biobehavioral Career

Alyssa Todaro honed her leadership skills by researching skin cancer prevention programs, interning with the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, teaching ballroom dance classes, and being involved in a leadership initiative with the college. Penn State's Biobehavioral Health program gave her the foundation of scientific knowledge she needed to pursue her career.

More students in the College of Health and Human Development

Learn more about opportunities in the College of Health and Human Development that help students develop professionally, serve the community, conduct research, learn about individuals and communities, become leaders, meet people with similar interests and passions, and find ways to improve the world.

College of Health and Human Development student profiles