ASPPH welcomes Ms. Sandhya Bagalkotkar, Ms. Erin Green, Ms. Ashlyn Lipnicky, Mr. Vincent McGean, Ms. Razia Momen, Ms. Nikki Noni Mungai, Ms. Kellie Simbulan, and Ms. Emily Young, as 2018 ASPPH Summer Interns. This summer, ASPPH has recruited undergraduate and graduate students for a 10-week-long ASPPH Headquarters Summer Internship Program in Washington, DC. They will be working on a variety of projects, including data analytics, undergraduate education, administration, communications, student recruitment, and information technology.
[Photo: (left to right) Ms. Kellie Simbulan, Ms. Erin Green, Ms. Ashlyn Lipnicky, Ms. Razia Momen, Ms. Sandhya Bagalkotkar, Ms. Emily Young, and Mr. Vincent McGean; not pictured: Ms. Nikki Noni Mungai]
Ms. Sandhya Bagalkotkar is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in information science at University of Maryland, and will graduate in May 2019. Ms. Bagalkotkar will be working on website analysis for the ASPPH, SOPHAS, and TIPH websites, as well as restructuring the ASPPH intranet.
Ms. Erin Green is currently pursuing two Bachelor of Science degrees in public health-management and policy and innovation management from Oregon State University, with a specialization in economics and entrepreneurship, and will graduate in September. Ms. Green will be working on a membership database and analytics project.
Ms. Ashlyn Lipnicky received a Bachelor of Science in Public Health, with a minor in biology from Saint Louis University. She will pursue her Master in Public Health in epidemiology this fall at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She hopes to attend medical school in the future and possibly work in geriatrics. Ms. Lipnicky will be working on outreach for TIPH fairs and SOPHAS designations.
Mr. Vincent McGean is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in security and risk analysis with a concentration in intelligence analysis and modeling from Pennsylvania State University, and will graduate in May 2021. Mr. McGean will be working on information technology and operations projects.
Ms. Razia Momen received her undergraduate degree in global affairs and conflict analysis/resolution and is currently pursuing her Master of Public Health from George Mason University. Ms. Momen is working with the Data Center at ASPPH, looking at graduate outcomes related to employment. Ms. Momen will be graduating in August and hopes to work in global and community health.
Ms. Nikki Noni Mungai is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from American University and will graduate in May 2019. Ms. Noni will be working on Certified in Public Health projects with the administrative team.
Ms. Kellie Simbulan is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley. She will be graduating in May 2019. Ms. Simbulan will be working with the education team focusing on undergraduate education projects.
Ms. Emily Young received a Bachelor of Arts in government and sociology from the University of Texas at Austin. While working in Baltimore City Public Schools with Teach For America, she earned a Master of Science in educational studies from Johns Hopkins University, and is currently pursuing her Master of Public Health in maternal & child health from the George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health. Ms. Young will be working on student recruitment initiatives, including designing K-12 and undergraduate curriculum for ASPPH’s This Is Public Health program.