Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Meredith O’Brien graduated from the University of Georgia in the Spring of 2019 with a degree in International Affairs, with minors in Public Policy and Management and Global Health. She was a One UGA Scholarship recipient. Meredith stayed in Athens and chose to continue her education with a Master of Public Administration and Policy, focusing her interests in Healthcare and Hospital Administration. Meredith spent time during her undergraduate degree interning in both the nonprofit and public sector, eventually finding her passion for service within quality and access to proper healthcare. She also worked on a research project studying the impact of nutrition on refugees in the United States. Meredith volunteered in South Africa with an NGO focused educational and economic disparities. In the summer after graduation, Meredith worked as a Program Assistant at the Summer Academy at UGA, located within the Georgia Center for Continuing Education on campus. She is a member of the Sigma Iota Rho Honors Society for International Affairs.