Kelly Foster

Degree: B.S. - Kinesiology, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (2013)

Area of Emphasis: Health Education, Prenatal and Postpartum Health, Global Health

Practicum: TBD

About Kelly: After graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Kinesiology, Kelly moved to the Dominican Republic to work at an orthopedic pediatric hospital that provides inpatient surgical and rehabilitative care to children. While abroad, Kelly was introduced to the hardships of a developing country and the apparent need for Health Education. Kelly had the opportunity to work as a translator, conduct home visits, and observe the MD during consultations and surgery during her time in the Dominican Republic. Kelly plans to use her MPH to educate and empower underserved communities on the importance of health and wellness.