Krysten Sessoms

What are you most looking forward to this service year?
I am excited to learn more about the health issues in Chicago and methods in place to alleviate them.  I am also looking forward to the challenge and personal growth I will gain from my year of service.

What are your plans after AmeriCorps service?
My career goal is to be a pediatrician. Ultimately, I would like to practice in an underserved community and serve not only as a physician but also as a health educator.

I'm interested in learning about...
mental health issues and stigmas in  black/brown communities. I am also very interested in alleviating health inequities that specifically affect women and children of color.

Educational Background:
Masters in Public Health, with a concentration in Community Health Education from Southern Illinois University- Carbondale in Carbondale, IL

Home Town:
Rose Hill, NC
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