MPH Student Eric King Chosen as Husky 100
First-year Health Services MPH student Eric King has been chosen as one of the University of Washington's Husky 100 for 2016-2017 in recognition of his commitment, engagement and achievements. Eric is currently a teaching assistant to undergraduate public health students in the Public Health Major. He also serves on the executive leadership council to the Population Health Initiative. Eric's MPH practicum at the Seattle Children’s Hospital Gender Clinic is focused on the elimination of systemic barriers experienced by transgender youth and their families.
Upon completion of his MPH, Eric plans to train as a primary care physician assistant with an emphasis on LGBT health. As a three-time Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) Scholar, Eric is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the LGBT community and supporting the academic aspirations of LGBT youth. As a public health clinician, Eric will contribute to improving the health of populations through expanding access to care and utilizing preventative interventions.
Eric will be honored along with other awardees at the 2017 Husky 100 Celebration at 5 p.m. on April 10, hosted by President Ana Mari Cauce and the UW Alumni Association.