Aphria SheridanStudent | Part-time | United Kingdom
MSc One Health: ecosystems, humans and animalsContact Aphria Sheridan
With broad areas of interest, I decided to complete my undergraduate in Biology at the University of York. Throughout my studies, I realised I was more interested in the bigger picture and the interactions between humans and animals and how environmental factors can influence such interactions. Alongside studying, I worked as a Community Carer which I enjoyed. After completion of my degree in 2020 and during my time shielding, I became a volunteer ambassador for kidney research UK, a cause I am passionate about, helping in their transforming treatments campaign and lay research reviews. This is an ongoing role.
Research interests or career goals
Public and Global health are relatively new areas to me, so I hope to find a more specific area of interest as the master's progresses. I know I would like to work in the field of one health as a career and am excited to see where my time at LSHTM and RVC takes me.
Why I chose LSHTM/my programme
After graduation, I wanted to expand my knowledge of global health interactions. When researching relevant further study options, this integrated programme between LSHTM and RVC seemed to provide a good foundation to the One Health concept and appealed most to my interests. Studying at such defined institutions within the public health and zoonotic disease fields was also a deciding factor and I hope to use this time to meet new people with similar interests and within the field! LSHTM and RVC were also very accessible options for me and my current lifestyle and have been very helpful and supportive so far.
I have experience with disability services and therefore I can give advice to students with disabilities.