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  • ( May-2018 )
  • New York , NY, USA

About (Summary)

MPH: Sociomedical Sciences and Infectious Disease Epidemiology BA: Major: Global Public Health/Anthropology Minor: Public Policy and Management


Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Sociomedical Sciences and Infectious Disease Epidemiology
2018 to 2020
New York University
Global Public Health/Anthropology
2014 to 2018

Your Major

biology/nursing/public health/infectious disease

Language Proficiency

English (US)
French (France)

Honors and Awards

Summa Cum Laude
Presidential Honors Scholar
Dean's list
Member of the Honorary Public Health Society – Delta Omega
Member of National Honors Society – Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Chapter of New York
NYU Founders Day Award
Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund Recipient
Wilfred L. & Ruth S.F. Peltz Research Scholar
Marc and Ruti Bell Public Service Scholar
Global Pathways Scholar
Santander Universities Study Abroad Scholar

Grad School Interests

In May 2020, I will be graduating from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health with a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Sociomedical Sciences and Infectious Disease Epidemiology.

Intended Job Path

Global Health is my passion and I hope to use the skills that I have acquired in both my academic studies and professional experience to strengthen international health systems and improve disease control and prevention strategies.

Job Experience

Clinical Research Assistant/Contributing Author: prospective cohort study on sickle cell Anemia
Columbia/NY Presbyterian Hospital - Department of Pediatrics
May, 2019 to July, 2019
Political and Social Development Division Intern
Permanent Mission of Jordan to the United Nations
September, 2017 to December, 2017
National Preparedness Division/Analysis and Integration Branch Intern
Federal Emergency Management Agency Region II
May, 2017 to July, 2017
Pediatric Ward Intern
Bellevue Hospital-Health Leads Organization
September, 2015 to December, 2016


Volunteer at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital
Columbia/NY Presbyterian Hospital - Department of Pediatrics
May, 2019 to July, 2019
Study Abroad Ambassador - Sydney, Australia
New York University
January, 2016 to November, 2016
Thailand Community Service Trip for Health and Education Needs
St Christopher's School Bahrain
July, 2014 to August, 2014


Extracurriculars: Intramural volleyball, Intramural soccer, Piano Diploma (ABRSM), Victoria Dance Ballet (IDTA)


Columbia Mailman Consulting Club

Columbia One Health Initiative

Public Health Leaders Organization

Graduate Student Association

Current Scholarships
Upcoming and Past Events
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