Nora Shields

School Attended While Participating in the Student Fellows Program: Washington University in St. Louis – Brown School

Contact E-mail: shields.nora@wustl.edu

Areas/Topics of Interest in MCH: Health disparities, pre-term birth

Current Research/Area of Study: Research Assistant at the Center for Tobacco Policy Research, dual degree master’s student in Public Health and Social Work

Accomplishments: Alumni Board Representative, Student Coordinating Council, Brown School of Social Work

Current Work: Research Assistant at the Center for Tobacco Policy Research, serving through the Maternal Child Health section on the Preterm, Infant Mortality, and SIDS Committee

Future Work:  Integrating Social Work and Public Health in the MCH field, working to eliminate health disparities and improve pregnancy outcomes.