Recent graduate from Benedictine University with a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology passionate to start a career in Infection Prevention with UC Health.
Effects of Social Distancing in Elderly Populations During Pandemics:
Key Research includes includes data collection to identify themes and scenarios in which the elderly are put in extreme social isolation conditions. This literature review is to examine and define the psychological and physiological health effects of extreme isolation during times of pandemics. The goal of this research is in hopes to be used a template to continue the debate and discussion of ageism, pandemic preparedness, and nursing facility policies in times of greater social isolation of the elderly and the effects it has on their caregivers.
Psychological Impacts of Outbreaks:
Goals of this research project is to identify the psychological impacts of vulnerable populations that are deemed susceptible to pandemics. This project included a thorough literature review as well as categorical data analysis.
Graduation September 2020
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (CIC certification): (2020) Novice Roadmap for the Infection Preventionist and Surveillance for Epidemiological Investigation
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Contact Tracing (certificate) (2020)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Measuring and Maximizing Impact of COVID-19 Contact Tracing (course) (2020)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Fighting COVID-19 with Epidemiology: A Johns Hopkins Teach Out (course) (2020)
Illinois Department of Public Health: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), 2008
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