Coatsworth named MPH Exemplary Student

NICEVILLE, FL. – Ashley Coatsworth, daughter of Lisa Aalto-Coatsworth of Niceville, Fla., and granddaughter of Howard and Sonja Aalto of Rock, was named a masters in public health exemplary student.

Public Health and Health Professions held its annual convocation recently to celebrate outstanding students. Coatsworth was recognized for her excellent academic performance, strong leadership, and commitment to public health values and ethics.

While maintaining a perfect GPA, Coatsworth also worked as a research assistant on a National Institutes of Health-funded cohort study in North Carolina.

For her MPH internship, she worked with Fudan University in Shanghai, China, engaging in schistosomiasis research.