Careers in Public Health

See what Albion College graduates are doing in the field of Public Health.


Jamal Yearwood

While at Albion Jamal was a Spanish major, Management minor, and a member of the Institute for Health Professions. Each year on campus brought different involvements but some organizations he was involved in include The Pleiad and the Nwagni Project and his first introduction to public health came as an intern while studying abroad in Costa Rica. The summer before his senior year he completed the Summer Public Health Scholars Program at Columbia University and interned at Humanergy when he returned to campus. After graduation, he moved to Seattle, Wa to complete the Post-Bachelor Fellowship at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. Graduating in 2020 with his MPH, he will start working for Gates Ventures this upcoming fall.



Nicholas Diamond

Nicholas Diamond (’15) uses storytelling as an advocacy tool for the public’s health. He is the Managing Editor of Public Health Post and a Consultant for Strategic Health Communications at MPact Global Action for Gay Men’s Health and Rights.

Nicholas has published with Harvard Medicine News, Governing Magazine, Innovators Magazine, and Public Health Post, and his research has informed a publication for WGBH/National Public Radio. He holds a Bachelors degree in French and Cell and Molecular Biology from Albion College and credits the College for shaping his training in public health through its expert faculty, liberal arts approach to undergraduate studies, and international opportunities. Nicholas speaks French and Wolof and completed a Masters in Public Health from the Boston University School of Public Health, as well as a graduate certificate in African Studies from the Boston University Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies.

Previously, he served as a member of the Steering Committee for the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Asylum Clinic at the Center for Global Health/Harvard Medical School and testified as an expert witness at the US Department of Justice to secure asylum for the Senegalese LGBT community. While at the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) at the MGH Center for Global Health/Harvard Medical School, he lead the marketing and communications strategy and supported program management.