Dana McIntyre is a second year MPH student at NYU College of Global Public Health, studying Health Policy & Management with a concentration in Health Policy. She is a native New Yorker and grew up In the East Flatbush & Canarsie sections of Brooklyn. Dana received her Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and Linguistics from Hunter College in January of 2018. She currently is a Research Associate with the SEED lab, working on a study looking at the Impact of racially targeted food and beverage advertisements on the eating habits of adolescents. In addition to working with SEED, she also serves as a Program Support Intern with Healthright International where she will provide support for the program development and grant proposal process. In the past, Dana has worked with the Fund for Public Health in NYC, the non-profit partner of DOHMH, and IPRO, a quality review organization for state compliance with Medicaid and Medicare requirements. Over the summer, Dana studied abroad in Geneva, Switzerland where she took a course in International Health Policy & Prospects. She is passionate about eliminating social determinants of health by developing intentional policies and programs that will help to create sustainable health in disadvantaged communities.