Adrianna McIntyre is a co-founder of Project Millennial and a graduate student pursuing a joint MPH/MPP at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. She also attended Michigan as an undergrad, with a concentration in cognitive science and minors in American history and political science. Adrianna currently works part-time facilitating research regulation at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and will intern at the Office of the Mayor in Detroit during summer 2013. During hours not spent drafting mock policy memos and playing IRB-wunderkind, Adrianna claims to cook, read, and be clever on Twitter—but no one’s fooled on the last count. Follow along: @onceuponA.
Karan Chhabra is a co-founder of Project Millennial and medical student at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He researches head and neck cancer at the Cancer Institute of NJ, and will spend summer 2013 researching pediatric tonsil surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He graduated from Duke in 2011, where he studied English and wrote his Honors thesis on physician-patient communication. After graduation, he worked in Washington, DC at the Advisory Board Company on strategic research for hospital executives. When he’s not trying to stick it to the man, he loves escaping on outdoor adventures, eating spicy food and listening to Motown on vinyl. Follow him at @KRChhabra.
Amy Myers earned her Bachelors in Health Administration and Policy from Creighton University and her Masters in Health Administration from the University of Missouri. Following graduate school she completed an administrative fellowship and now works in healthcare market analysis and strategic planning at a large, Midwestern health system. When she isn’t studying market share and outmigration patterns, Amy considers herself an amateur runner (only because she’s also an avid baker), spends time volunteering, and takes board games way too seriously. Follow Amy: @amyloumyers.
Ross White is Public Policy Associate at The Hastings Center, a bioethics and public policy institute founded in 1969. Prior to his position in DC, he spent two years as a research assistant at the Center in Garrison, NY working on a number of issues including health care reform, synthetic biology, personalized medicine, and children psychopharmacology. He graduated from Davidson College in 2009 with a degree in political science and medical humanities and is now pursuing an MA in public policy with a concentration in philosophy and social policy at George Washington University. When not trying to keep up with health and science policy news, he enjoys exploring DC for new music, art, and food—and trying not to get giddy when he sees policy wonks and bloggers in the real world. Follow him on twitter @rossswhite.
Mike Miesen is a healthcare consultant who is currently in Mbale, Uganda, leading a project to reduce maternal mortality. This is either an exciting new experience or a quarter-life crisis, depending on your point of view. Pro tip: Uganda is crazy beautiful. Follow the fun at his website or @MikeMiesen.
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