Laura Farnsworth

Degree: B.A. - Foreign Affairs and Anthropology, University of Virginia (2010)

Area of Emphasis: Epidemiology, Maternal and Child Health, Preventive Health and Health Policy

Practicum: TBD

About Laura: Laura is originally from Cape Cod, Massachusetts but has been living and working in the Bay Area since 2013 in both the public and private health care sector. She became interested in public health after living and working in Guatemala for 2 years as a Peace Corps Volunteer. In Guatemala, Laura started a preventive health education program aimed at improving the health of indigenous youth and their families. This experience has inspired her to continue addressing health disparities in marginalized communities. In her free time, she loves hiking, surfing, biking, practicing yoga, and exploring new places