Educational background: Bachelor of Science in Biology at Penn State University
What is your title and role at your host site?
Why did you join AmeriCorps/National Health Corps?
I joined AmeriCorps to gain a deeper understanding for the health disparities facing my hometown of Pittsburgh, PA. I hope to give back to my community by making a positive impact in the lives of the underserved population of Pittsburgh.
What are you hoping to gain from your year of service?
In my year of service, I hope to learn how the health care system affects the lives of individuals in underserved areas. I hope to gain the skills that will help me empathize with members of the community I will be working with in order to help them in the best way I can.
What are your plans after AmeriCorps service?
Following AmeriCorps, I hope to attend medical school and become a Pediatrician.
Where do you envision yourself in 5 years?
In 5 years, I see myself as a 3rd year medical student.