Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan / Springfield, IL Major: Public Health Future Plans: Pursue a doctorate in podiatry medicine Asad earned his bachelor’s degree from University of Illinois Springfield and is now completing his master’s degree in public health. On campus, he is president of the Muslim Student Organization, which recently led a drive to collect clothing… Asad Sohail ‘16 Read More »
Geetu Sharma came to the United States to be part of the Graduate Public Service Internship Program at the University of Illinois Springfield. In October 2018, Sharma started interning in the Office of Health Promotion at the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) where she works to prevent cases of youth suicide. She is also active on campus as the Graduate Student Senator on the Student Government Association and president of Asian Student Organization.