Cameron Grant BSN ’16, MPH ’20

Pediatric Nurse, Children’s Hospital of Orange County

Photo of Cameron Grant in academic regalia

While Cameron Grant was finishing up her graduate program online due to the pandemic, her unit at Children’s Hospital of Orange County became a COVID-19 unit.

“I’m taking care of COVID patients — and they’re all children,” she says. “In the beginning, there was very little information on how severe it can be for children. We’ve seen middle school– and high school–age patients who are very sick. The youngest I’ve seen is a 10-day-old baby with COVID.”

Cura personalis literally guides me every day. It is the whole principle of my public health career.

At USF, Grant developed a passion for public health. “I want to protect kids from ever having to come into the hospital,” she says. “Cura personalis literally guides me every day. It is the whole principle of my public health career.”