NYU Steinhardt News

Richard Hsu Public Health B.S. '15 accepted to Maternal and Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement program

Richard Hsu, a senior majoring in public health with a minor in chemistry, was recently accepted to a prestigious public health leadership program called the Maternal Child Health Careers/Research Initiative for Student Enhancement Undergraduate Program.

MCHC/RISE-UP is a 10-week summer program for students interested in learning more about preventing health disparities and is a national consortium of institutions including the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, University of Southern California, California State University-LA, and University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities.

Hsu serves as the senior class president of the Steinhardt Undergraduate Student Government and also serves as president of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association, where he spearheads events focused on health disparities among the Asian Pacific American communities. He hopes to cultivate a career working with vulnerable populations and individuals.