Jessica Howard is a Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) student graduating this May. Upon graduation, she will begin an administrative fellowship with the Duke Private Diagnostic Clinic.
What’s your role in public health?
I have always been interested in applying the business side of health care to influence policy change with the hope of inspiring excellence within the standard of care. I want to encourage this at every touch point for patients. I’m largely focused on operations and strategy and want to do research in the long term about women’s health equity and maternal mortality. Those research topics hit close to home for me, and I definitely want to have an impact in that in that realm.Full story