Past Pittsburgh Health Corps Members

Life After AmeriCorps
See what our members are doing after service:

2016-2017 Corps Members

Jordan Besch: Completing a second year of service with National HealthCorps as the Outreach Coordinator for the Allegheny County Health Department HIV/STD Program.  Currently applying to graduate school with hopes of pursuing a Masters of Health Administration degree.

Emily Blau: Completing a two year Public Health Associate Program with the CDC

Nicole Paul: Attending medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Justine Fuga: Hired on by her host site, United Way of Southwestern PA, as a Program Associate to continue creating healthy environments for children in Pittsburgh as well as work towards improving school attendance rates with the fitUnited and Be There initiatives. Currently applying to law school to pursue a dual law degree and master of public health degree.

Brianna Alex: Attends Indiana University School of Medicine and continues to work with underserved populations

Himani Jadeja: Attending the Boston University School of Public Health to obtain her Master's of Public Health

Adam Whiteley: Attending the University of Massachusetts Medical School

Alyssa Brindle: Attending the University of Pittsburgh in pursuit of her Masters of Science in Health, Physical Activity, and Chronic Disease

Bryanna McDaniel: Working at the Allegheny County Health Department as a Public Health Educator and completing her Masters of Public Health with a focus in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the Keck School of Medicine of University of South Carolina

Dung Doan: Studying medicine at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Jess Bryan: Continuing higher education at Drexel University's Physician Assistant Program to pursue a career working with underserved populations

Katie Pannier: Attending medical school at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Leah Pope:  Accepted a position at the Allegheny County Health Department

Makenzie Zidek: Attending medical school at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Maddy Kameny: Attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to pursue her Master's of Public Health with a focus in Health Behavior

Ruby Steedle: Returning to Brown University to finish her undergraduate degree

Vaughan Skinker: Hired on by her host site as a Research Assistant for the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine within UPMC

Abby Smith: Completing a William J. Clinton Fellowship with the American India Foundation in Bangalore India

2014-2015 Corps Members

Areej Ali: Working at the University of Pittsburgh at Hillman Cancer Center

Bobby Theiss: Attending medical school at the Univerity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

Julie Broad: Entering a writing program that focuses on social justice issues and democracy at The New School in NYC 

Catie Tarantine: Attending medical school at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Ellie Boyle: Attending medical school at The Commonwealth Medical College

Ellie Frye: Going to the Squirrel Hill Health Center to work on their mobile medical unit in the summer between health corps members. Currently applying to PA school, and will begin next summer

Emma Seagle: Attending graduate school at Emory for an MPH – Epidemiology

Hayden Barns: Attending graduate school at the University of Pittsburgh for a Masters in Public Health. Also working part time at the Jewish Association on Aging and Pitt’s School of Medicine

Jake Miller: Attending the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in the DO program. Excited to start the road to becoming a pediatrician. 

Katie Serwa: Ultimately plans to attend graduate school. In the meantime, would love to live in and explore a new city while working for a non-profit and/or in human services

Kirstin Franklin: Applying for medical schools while taking a semester long class and working

Michelle O'Leary: Working as the new Produce Education Coordinator at her former host site, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Nic Wilder: Applying to Medical School; Homeless Sites Case Manager with the Institute of Family Health in Manhattan, NYC

Trevor Cutlip: Working as the Inventory and Volunteer Manager at his former host site, Global Links

Yaminah Romulus: Attending Emory University to study public health with a concentration in health policy and management

2013-2014 Corps Members 

Vianca Masucci: Championing equitable healthcare for underserved communities as the Health Advocate for The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

John Prutting: Pursuing a Master of Health Services Administration degree in Health Management & Policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health

Jessica Reker:  Pursuing her Nursing degree at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: Shadyside School of Nursing, graduating December 2015

Leah Yingling: Pursuing research at the national institutes of health as a post-baccalaureate research fellow. Her research is on understanding social determinants of health, primarily neighborhood deprivation, when it comes to designing interventions for improved cardiovascular health in the most deprived Washington, D.C. wards

Beth Randles: In medical student at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, studying hard with a view to enter family practice

Pankaj Aggarwal: Currently in medical school and plans to continue his work with underserved populations after graduation

Jessica Chase: Medical student at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, looking to become more involved with the Infectious Disease Club due to her experience with HIV work in Pittsburgh Health Corps

Allyson Morris: Pursuing a Master’s Degree in Public Health in epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh and working at her former host site, Global Links, part time

Jacob Miller: Completing a second year of service with the Pittsburgh Health Corps at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: Division of Adolescent Medicine

Rachel Forlifer: In her second year of the Food Studies Master degree program at Chatham University, where she is the Local History Graduate Assistant for the department

Meghan Downey: Serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA at the Moab Free Health Clinic in Moab, Utah, helping to bring primary care services to uninsured patients in the community. As of fal 2015, attending medical school in Iowa.

Alex Rowan: Studying medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, and building on his experiences in the Pittsburgh Health Corps as he continues to work with underserved communities as a medical student

Heather Wheeler: Exploring professional opportunities

Molly Jensen: Working for the Harlem Public Health Department as a Public Health Fellow for the Center for Disease Control

Christina Lee: Attending medical school at the University of Michigan

Jennifer McNaboe: Working as the program coordinator for the Pittsburgh Health Corps and attending the University of Pittsburgh for a Masters in Public Health - Behavioral and Community Health

Nicole Desai: Medical student at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Katie Supko: Pursuing a Center for Disease Control Fellowship in Saint Paul, Minnesota