Alumni Spotlight—Marilyn Adibu
- Marilyn Adidu
- Alumni Spotlight
- College of Applied Health Sciences
- Kinesiology and Community Health
- University of Illinois
Alumni of the College of Applied Health Sciences have myriad career options thanks to the tremendous diversity of programs. We periodically will put the spotlight on an alum to find out what they're doing now, what experiences they had and what AHS means to them. This week, we talk to Marilyn Adibu, a KCH alum who is now at IT consultant.
Q: Why did you pick AHS?
A: I chose AHS because it provided me with the academic and professional knowledge and skills to pursue my career opportunities.
Q: Which professors had the most impact on you?
A: The professors who had the most impact on me were Dr. (Susan) Farner and Dr. (Reggie) Alston (my advisor).
Q: What course did you most enjoy?
A: I enjoyed my Health Administration, Rural Health (Special Topics), Introduction to Medical Ethics, Health Services Financing, and Community Health Organizations.
Q: Did you enter AHS knowing your career path, or did AHS help you decide?
A: AHS helped me decide. I also joined a program called I-LEAP.
Q: What was your favorite on-campus experience?
A: One of my favorite on-campus experiences was going to sports games (wrestling, volleyball, hockey, etc) as well as attending the AHS Alumni Speaker Series.