Alumni Spotlight: Helen Hou '14

Alumni Helen Hou '14 graduated from the Studio Art program and is currently pursuing pharmaceutical studies at the University of California, San Francisco. She was recently featured in a UCSF article which discusses the common ground she has discovered between art and pharmacy.

"To first-year pharmacy student Helen Hou, creating art is a way of connecting to patients, caregivers, and her community. 'It’s not always intuitive to see art and pharmacy combined, but many of the soft skills are similar,' said Hou. 'You have to be very observant, for example, and present information in a way that another person can relate to and understand.' "

Read the entire article here: Helen Hou: The Art of Compassionate Health Care

Article excerpt reposted with permission from UCSF/Jyoti Madhusoodanan