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Health Sciences alumnus finds his purpose at Mizzou June 26, 2020 Frank May III came to Mizzou so he could stay close to family in St. Louis. He left with a purpose: To help improve the health and well-being of as many people as possible. At Clayton High School, May ran track, wrestled and played football, but he was injured his senior year. After surgery, his experience with physical therapy left an impression. He thought that would be a great career. But when he got to Mizzou, he realized becoming a physical therapist wasn’t exactly right for him. A public health class opened May’s eyes to the possibility of a career with a broad impact. “I realized I can help communities and bigger populations, and have an impact on individuals and groups across the nation,” May said. In refining his career goals, May considered past experiences he enjoyed, including summer...

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