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Working to improve our own health and that of our communities is a change we all can make.
“Kids aren’t reading for show; they’re not trying to impress anyone by tackling a book they don’t like. They’re reading because it’s a huge part of how they learn about themselves and their world.”
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“San Jose State’s alumni and faculty members continue to find creative ways to advance health and wellness while helping others.”
“Practically every major or discipline can impact the healthcare ecosystem.”
“These devices are breakthrough, game-changers that are allowing more people better healthcare.”
“Healthcare is complicated. It’s important to learn about and understand healthcare before you need it.”
“We are experiencing a major shift in healthcare. Remember that you as the patient are the customer.”
“What’s broken in our system: economics and the economic-driven decisions many times go against clinical or quality-of-care decisions.”
“The healthcare industry is probably a couple of decades behind other industries in its use of technology.”
“Become the expert in whatever you need help with, because you need to be your own health advocate.”
“The healthcare programs at SJSU help students determine how they can impact broader behaviors to achieve sustainable change.”
“How do we provide better care to more people with limited resources?”
“Everybody should have access to health care.”
Peter Beyersdorf remains curious about the way the world works—a curiosity he cultivates with students.
Deborah Nelson, ’06 MS Nursing, describes nursing as a career that opens many doors.
“I’ve been here for almost 12 years and I’ve yet to meet someone who is not committed to the wellbeing of our students, our colleagues and our university.”