|Emma Apatu is a Doctor of Public Health student in the Community Health track. Emma received her undergraduate degree from the University of Maine at Machias and a master of public health degree, with a specialization in health education and behavioral science from Emory University. Emma will be completing her doctoral field practicum in American Samoa where she will work under the direction of Dr. Dan Aga, Dean and Director of Community & Natural Resources at American Samoa Community College to help with food security issues with the island’s Food Policy Council.|
|Megan Quinn is a Doctor of Public Health student in the Epidemiology track. Megan received a BA in psychology with minors in biology and neuroscience from Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia and a Masters of Science in Public Health Research from the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.|
|Twanda D. Wadlington is a Doctor of Public Health student in the Community Health concentration. She received a BA in biology from Fisk University and an MPH in community health and certification in epidemiology from ETSU.|
Megan and Twanda will be completing their doctoral field practicum working with Project Hope United Kingdom on the Thoughtful Path Program in Munsieville, South Africa. The Thoughtful Path program supports community-driven efforts on the part of the people of the township of Munsieville to change the lives of its orphaned and vulnerable children.