National Health Corps Pittsburgh Blog

Elise Augustine is serving as an Outreach Coordinator with the Multiple Sclerosis Society. In her service thus far, she has found breaking down barriers for individuals with multiple sclerosis to be rewarding and finds value in the collaboration with other local organizations.
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Erica Bryson serves with the Allegheny County Health Department in the Chronic Disease Prevention and Maternal & Child Health branches. Her role as an outreach coordinator has allowed her to see the potential in collaboration among other health corps members similarly to the interdisciplinary aspect of the public health field.
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Mike Benton serves as the Patient Navigator for the Mobile Medical Unit at Pittsburgh Mercy Family Health Center. While he assists with patient intake and the coordination of necessary care, he has learned that there are two perspectives on medical care: one of the medical professional, the other from the patient.
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Daniel Jang serves at the Allegheny County Health Department in the Office of Maternal and Child Health and Chronic Disease Prevention. Dan has been teaching education classes and learning a lot in the process.
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Justine Barr serves at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank as a Nutrition Educator. At the Food Bank she is working hard to combat summer hunger for the children in our region.
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Vivian Liang is serving at the Allegheny County Health Department in the Bureau of Assessment, Statistics and Epidemiology. She has developed a new surveillance system for capturing residents infected with Hepatitis C Virus in the County and is providing them with education and resources.
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Kirstin Franklin, Pittsburgh Health Corps 2014-2015 member serving at East Liberty Family Health Care Center, reflects on her time with the Health Corps and how an experience with a patient helped her see the importance of appreciation.
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