I am a first doctoral
student at Howard University studying School Psychology.
I previously attended the University of
Houston in Houston, Texas and completed my B.S. degree in Psychology/Human
My background is in the
field of human services, primarily within special education & learning
disorders. My current research interests are with adolescents diagnosed with
depression and anxiety, and how such conditions affect academic success.
What intrigued me to
the field of public health was the fact that it is broad and encompasses the
mental, physical, and emotional health of an individual. I feel as though by
obtaining an internship with DHPE it is preparing me for my future endeavors as
a Psychologist primarily within the school system.
It will also provide me with an in depth view
into the realm of health policy and school health.