NHC member Nicole Paul reflects on how theoretical public health care discussions as an undergrad compare to her experiences serving vulnerable populations at the Pittsburgh Mercy Family Health Center.
Abby Smith is a Maternal Child Health Coordinator at the UPMC Shadyside Family Health Center. She provides health education and case management for moms with risk factors that increase their chances of preterm birth or low birth weight in future pregnancies.
Jordan Besch writes about her experiences working with safety net organizations and the interconnected relations between institutions that provide access to care services to uninsured and underinsured residents of Allegheny County based on her experience as Outreach Coordinator at her host site Global Links.
Bri Alex writes about how Family Support Centers serve their communities and how we can help them do more, based on her experiences in the Allegheny County Health Department's Chronic Disease Prevention and Maternal Child Health Program.