Student Spotlight

Each month we feature a student from one of our programs. This month's spotlight is on

Brandon Hall

Degree in Progress:  Masters in Epidemiology



Waterford, Michigan


Favorite Color


Favorite sport to play or watch


Favorite Movie/Musical Singer or Group

The Truman Show

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?


Research Focus:

Stomach Cancer and Socioeconomic Status

What inspired your interest in pursuing your degree?

My great interest and past research in diseases.


Why did you choose to study at MSU?

I went to MSU for undergrad and I really liked it, so decided to continue my education at MSU.


What has been one of your best experiences within graduate school so far?

Gaining close relationships with staff and students.


What do you want others to know about this program?

The program is challenging, but worth it!


What are some of the best things about being an MSU/Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics student?

Having really supportive professors!


Any thoughts or advice for current students?

Always keep an open mind and expand your interests.


What are your future plans?

To find a job post-degree. Maybe pursue a PhD given the financial support.