I became a Global Health Corps fellow because I am extremely committed to reducing health disparities and increasing health access for all. Being a fellow means that I get to be a part of a larger movement to achieve health equity.
Erica Crittendon is from Tacoma, Washington. She attended the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington where she majored in public health and minored in diversity. While in Seattle, Erica volunteered as a health education intern with Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest. She also has experience volunteering with the American Heart Association as a health equity intern planning events to promote heart health for the diverse communities of the Seattle area. After receiving her Bachelor of Science, she joined Teach for America and taught high school biology in Baltimore City while receiving her Master of Science in Education from Johns Hopkins University. In addition to being a GHC fellow, Erica is an AmeriCorps VISTA member