Educational background: BS in Psychology and certificates in Community Health Assessment and Conceptual Foundations of Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh
What is your title and role at your host site?
Outreach Coordinator at Allegheny County Health Department HIV/STD
Why did you join AmeriCorps/National Health Corps?
I’ve already completed a year of service with the National HealthCorps and have decided to complete a second year at the health department to be able to compare working in the non-profit world to working for a governmental agency.
What are you hoping to gain from your year of service?
I am hoping to gain a deeper understanding of public health and all of its intricacies as well as an in-depth perspective on working for a governmental agency.
What are your plans after AmeriCorps service?
Continue my education by returning to grad school for my MHA
Where do you envision yourself in 5 years?
Working in healthcare as a program manager or in some other administrative position.