2019 Summer Interns Arrive
The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) welcomed twelve emerging, multidisciplinary healthcare leaders who are participating in the Foundation's 2019 summer internship program. Over the next ten weeks, the interns will get an introduction to JHF's history and mission; explore the foundational principles of healthcare safety and quality; and advance JHF's current initiatives related to maternal health, adolescent behavioral health, HIV/AIDS, healthcare innovation, and seniors. A few of the interns will also participate in JHF's upcoming Patient Safety Fellowship, which will focus how to successfully merge quality improvement, implementation science, and maternal health.The summer interns include Elizabeth Balskus, a doctoral student in healthcare ethics at Duquesne; Kyla Christensen, an MSW student at Pitt; Janelle DeBaldo, a recent graduate in communication management from the University of Dayton; Andrew Fingeret, who will be pursuing a degree in international affairs at George Washington University; Adele Flaherty, a doctoral student in healthcare ethics at Duquesne; Kandis Mason, MPH from State University of New York; Sarah Morgan, an MPH student at Pitt; Abisola Olaniyan, MD, MPH, a doctoral student in behavioral and community health sciences at Pitt; Corina Paraschiv, studying healthcare policy and management at Carnegie Mellon University; Diane Smith, a recent graduate in communication science and disorders from Ohio University; Kyle Terrill, an MSW student at Pitt; and Cindy Vicente, an MSW student specializing in community, organization, and social action at Pitt. Welcome interns!