OC Grad Chosen for Prominent Mental Health Program

Abby deSteiguer (17) will be “in the room where it happens” at King’s College in London. She was accepted into the prestigious Master of Science in Global Mental Health program, jointly run by King’s College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 

“I have a passion for psychology and mental health,” deSteiguer said. “When I heard about the Movement for Global Mental Health, I knew I wanted to be involved. This program at King’s College and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has been at the forefront of research and education in this field. I was thrilled when I found out I had been accepted.”

The QS World University Rankings ranked King’s College 23rd in the world while Times Higher Education named the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as University of the Year in 2016 for its response to the Ebola epidemic.

The London School is ranked sixth in the world by U.S. News and World Report in the fields of social sciences and public health. It also is ranked 25th for medicine in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.

Fall 2017

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