APHA-SA Biosketch: Sherry Gibson
Involvement in APHA-SA: National Public Health Week Committee Chair (2010)
School: Jackson State University (College of Public Service, School of Health Sciences)
Department: Behavioral Health Promotion and Education
Degree Program: DrPH, Expected Graduation Date, May 2014
Practice/Research Interests: My research interests include stroke, health disparities, rural health disparities, and community-based participatory research.
Other Leadership Activities:Delta SOPHE Treasurer (2008-2010)
Plans after school: After completing my doctoral degree, I plan to operate a community center and work as a researcher and health educator to reduce health disparities.
Personal Statement about APHA-SA: After attending my first APHA conference, I was fascinated by the role of the student assembly. I knew that I wanted to be a part of this amazing group and work with other students who share my passion for public health. I enjoy partnering and collaborating with communities to promote public health. Becoming a member and assuming a leadership role within the student assembly will improve my skills to assist communities that I work with. I look forward to interacting and learning from my fellow members and serving as committee chair for National Public Health Week.
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