University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, B.S. in Psychology
“ Midwestern University taught me to focus on being client-centered and providing services that are meaningful and fulfill the needs, goals, and desires of my future patients. ”Brant Sanderfoot
College of Health Sciences, Occupational Therapy Program, Class of 2024
What inspired you to pursue a healthcare career?
I was inspired to pursue a career in the health field because I believe it is a rewarding and fulfilling area of work. Serving and caring for others has always been a passion of mine and I wanted to use my passions in my future career as an Occupational Therapist.
How did your background and history factor into your career choice?
I am the first member in my family to pursue graduate studies in healthcare. My own experiences as an athlete exposed me to various healthcare professionals who I was able to form meaningful relationships. Learning about their experiences and perspectives helped convince me to further my education and pursue a career in healthcare.
Why did you decide to attend Midwestern University?
I chose to attend Midwestern University because it is a highly accredited and recognized school for healthcare professionals. I had the opportunity to tour the school and meet faculty and students and they were all very kind and further ensured that making the decision to attend MWU would be a good choice.
What about a Midwestern University education do you want to carry forward in your career?
Midwestern University taught me to focus on being client-centered and providing services that are meaningful and fulfill the needs, goals, and desires of my future patients. Further, I wish to provide care and services to patients of various needs and backgrounds using a holistic approach through collaboration with the patient, their supports, and their environment. All of these aspects will be carried out in my future care in my career as an Occupational Therapist.
Brant Sanderfoot is a Class of 2024 student from the College of Health Sciences in Downers Grove.