Paul Diaz-Granados, 2006

Emergency Medicine physician, Jacksonville Florida

How has being a P&N graduate helped shape your professional success?

Studying psychology at Duke has helped me in my career in medicine on a daily basis. Better understanding human behavior can help in any field of work, especially medicine when dealing with patients. A degree from Duke will help prepare you for your future career and was well respected as I pursued medical school admission.

What advice would you give students in Psychology?

There are many different fields with in psychology, and many different ways that your psychology degree can be used towards a career. Whether that’s going on to practice clinical psychology or even applied to the business world. Explore different areas early during your time at Duke, and try to talk to professionals in these different fields to get an idea of what inspires you.

Paul Diaz-Granados, 2006