Kim is an MPH-65 student in the Health Policy program. She was born and raised in Chicago and identifies as a first-generation Latina. She received her B.S. in Biology and minored in Global Health and Latinx Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She recently worked for the CDC through the two-year Public Health Associate Program and was stationed at the Indiana Department of Health. She had the opportunity to serve in the COVID-19 pandemic response at the state and federal level, with a strong commitment to Latinx populations. She also founded the first Anti-Racism committee at the Indiana Department of Health. She is interested in studying the intersection of social justice and public health to create policies that address health disparities among historically marginalized populations. She wants to learn how delivery and payment system reform can work together to create an equitable, affordable healthcare system in the United States.
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