Tribal Public Health and Aging Project Assistant
Emma received her Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Temple University. While at Temple, she served as the Events Coordinator of the student organization Public Health Without Borders, which focused on international health interventions and health education. She also completed an internship with the University of Pennsylvania’s Health Equity and Media Lab, where she edited a research manuscript on sexual health and drug use among Black and Latino men.
For the last ten years, she has been a board member of the Sean King Fund for Inclusive Practices, a non-profit whose mission is to promote inclusion for people with disabilities. She assisted in the foundation of this organization and has been a member ever since.
Emma also volunteered through AmeriCorps with the State of New Mexico’s Aging and Long-Term Services Department. This project focused on analyzing existing services for older adults in rural and tribal areas of New Mexico.
Emma has a passion for health equity and addressing social determinants of health.