Educational background: University of Florida
What is your title and role at your host site?
Disease Surveillance Specialist, Working with ACHD to develop and implement a new HCV surveillance and reporting system
Why did you join AmeriCorps/National Health Corps?
Wanted to spend a year in public service after undergrad, didn’t want to go straight to medical school, wanted to live somewhere as far outside my comfort zone as possible
What are you hoping to gain from your year of service?
Appreciation for intricacies of public health that I can apply to my future medical practice and consider public health perspective when making treatment decisions
What are your plans after AmeriCorps service?
Where do you envision yourself in 5 years?
Finished with medical school, celebrating a fifth consecutive national championship victory by the Florida Gators, living with 2 fluffy friendly dogs