This diverse sector is ripe for innovation, and entrepreneurs are responding, bringing new health apps and services to the market every day.
Alumni healthcare leaders share their insights on U.S. healthcare and what inspired them to help people achieve their fullest, healthiest lives.
From SJSU to Facebook, Netta Conyers-Haynes says: “We don’t grow when things are easy. We grow when we face challenges.”
“I realized that I could either spend the rest of my life asking why bad things happen or focus on what I could do to make a difference.”
An SJSU tradition has taken shape, and it’s the shape of a Spartan.
“Practitioners tend to over-give of themselves. The skills practiced in MBOT are an antidote for these imbalances.”
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Publications from SJSU faculty and alumni authors.
Honoring Spartans who have passed away.
“San Jose State’s alumni and faculty members continue to find creative ways to advance health and wellness while helping others.”
“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.”
“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?”
“There is an undocumented student community out there that could definitely benefit from a lot of the services I obtained.”
Every Friday—rain or shine—Mercy Egbujor leads the backpack medical team on its rounds in a battered van, frequently descending into hidden camps where unsanitary conditions provide a breeding ground for diseases such as tuberculosis and hepatitis.