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Maya Thirkill

Maya Thirkill, MPH, is a 2021 Public Health Post fellow and graduated from the Boston University School of Public Health with a certificate in epidemiology and biostatistics. She currently serves as an ORISE Fellow at the U.S. Human Resources and Services Administration in the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Maya’s experience volunteering with community health organizations in underserved communities has shaped her interest in reproductive and social epidemiology. She is fascinated by storytelling as a tool for health literacy and constructing a culture of health. Maya spends her leisure time hiking, writing, and watching documentaries. She plans to merge her passion for storytelling and health education in health-oriented films and literature in the future.

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