National Health Corps Pittsburgh Blog

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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Nicole Paul, a Patient Navigator at Pittsburgh Mercy, writes about the intersections of privilege and service, and how to serve our clients in the spirit of solidarity.
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The Affordable Care Act's open enrollment period starts today. This week, Ruby Steedle, a Nutrition Educator at the Squirrel Hill Food Pantry, writes about what that means for people hoping to get health insurance and what problems still limit access to care.
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Makenzie Zidek is a behavioral health coordinator at Shadyside Family Health Center. This week, she writes about the importance of educating the community about mental health while reflecting on National Health Education Week.
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