HealthRight’s Last Mile Populations Lab offers internship opportunities for fall and spring semesters, as well as during the summer.
Fall 2016 Interns
Sophie Roytblat, Last Mile Populations Lab
Sophie is entering her final year at New York University’s Steinhardt School, where she is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Global Public Health and Applied Psychology. Her interest in public health sparked at the NIH’s Fogarty International Center, while working on a long-term surveillance project of infectious diseases and metabolic syndrome among Northern Pakistani children. After a year of interning at HealthRight International, and other experiences as intern at the National Institute of Children’s Health and Human Development, patient-care volunteer at John Hopkins Medicine’s Suburban Hospital, and administrative assistant at an on-campus non-profit, Sophie is committed to health research and passionate about eliminating health care disparities.
Linda Luu, HRC Program Assistant Intern
Linda is a rising senior at the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College studying Sociology and Asian American Studies. She is passionate about immigrant and refugee mental health and grounding the discourse of mental health and trauma in anti-racist theory and activism. Linda has interned at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, and founded Youth Radical Reading, Arts, and Discussion—a social justice education program for high school youth. She hopes to pursue an MPH and a PhD in Sociology.