Shaniece Ebelhar is a graduate student at New York University working on a Master of Public Health concentrating in Global Health, and a certificate in Health and Human Rights. She received her undergraduate degree from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Immunology and Infectious Disease in 2020. She previously contributed to research in an immunology laboratory, working with inflammatory bowel disease and vitamin D, as well as in a biochemistry laboratory, studying antibiotic resistance. Shaniece worked as a Direct Support Provider in group homes for individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities while working on her undergraduate degree, which really sparked her passion for bridging inequities in healthcare and society. Shaniece will be completing her MPH in May 2022.
Shaniece joined HealthRight in September 2020.