National Health Corps Pittsburgh Blog

Katie Pannier is a Patient Navigator at Pittsburgh Mercy on the Family Health Center’s Mobile Medical Unit. She works to connect people to primary care, behavioral health, and social services at convenient sites around the city.
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Hannah Nelson is a Nutrition Educator for Adults and Families at the Greater pittsburgh Community Food Bank, who is working to impact 11 counties through food demonstration of healthy eating, cooking, and nutrition information. At her site, she is taking the AmeriCorps motto of “getting things done” and applying it through her service and with those around her.
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Himani Jadeja is a Disease Surveillance Specialist at the Allegheny County Health Department serving as a prime investigator of hepatitis C in the county by collecting various risk factor information and educating patients of the available resources.
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Justine Fuga, an Outreach Coordinator at fitUnited, talks about her experience as a molecular biology student and how her NHC position allows her to look at health from a different perspective.
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Drawing from her experience as a health educator at the Allegheny County Health Department's STD and HIV/AIDS Program, Jessica Bryan writes about HIV: what it is (and isn't), who's at risk, how people can protect themselves and partners, and how to check HIV status.
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