Ryan Nguyen is a senior from Saint Charles, Missouri.  He is majoring in health science and plans to continue on to dental school after graduation from Mizzou.

“The School of Health Professions has opened so many doors and shown me many different career paths that have allowed for me to have a wide variety of options for my future,” he says.

Along with being an SHP Student Ambassador, Ryan has been involved in the fraternity Phi Delta Theta. In his free time he does service work with Mizzou Alternative Breaks.

What has been your favorite Mizzou moment?

Walking into the Mizzou football stadium and seeing all the cheering fans for the first time

What’s your favorite free-time activity?

I like to be outdoors and explore new parks and trails in Columbia.

Why should students choose Mizzou?

Mizzou is one of the most inclusive communities out there. There is so much opportunity for involvement and the people here genuinely want the best for you.

What has been your favorite class so far?

Genetics. It opens your eyes to how heavily you are affected by your parents and helps correct misconceptions that many people have about different genetic diseases.

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