Educational background: Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education with a concentration in Health Promotion from Edinboro University
What is your title and role at your host site?
Community Partner Program Specialist, Outreach and Education Coordinator
Why did you join AmeriCorps/National Health Corps?
I joined NHC because I wanted to spend my gap year gaining professional experience in the Public Health realm, while also having a positive impact on the Pittsburgh community.
What are you hoping to gain from your year of service?
I am hoping to grow as an individual and to also gain skills that will be ideally suited for a career in the Public Health field.
What are your plans after AmeriCorps service?
I plan to attend graduate school for a Master’s in Public Health.
Where do you envision yourself in 5 years?
Hopefully I will have my MPH and a career in Community or Behavioral Health.