Angela

If you have ever stepped foot into a public health classroom, the odds are that you have discussed the concept of social determinants of health. This is the cornerstone of epidemiology, the study of health in various populations. Race, gender, class, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity, among other demographics, follow a gradient of positive…

Alicia

An aspiring artist and established disability advocate, I first came across Alicia on a whim through Twitter. Her posts first signified a commitment to assisting individuals in receiving necessary caregiver services through Ohio’s Medicaid program. Meeting her in Akron opened my eyes to the hurdles those with disabilities jump through to maintain independence.  When most…