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Kara Galvan

Kara Galvan
Kara Galvan
Graduate Intern
Department of Food Science and Technology, The Ohio State University
Degree Information: 
MPH, Epidemiology, The Ohio State University
BA, English Language and Literature, The Ohio State University
Biography: 

Kara Galvan earned her Masters of Public Health at The Ohio State University, where she specialized in Epidemiology. Kara recently concluded her 1-year long tenure as a Disease Intervention Specialist at Columbus Public Health, where she assisted in COVID-19 contact tracing for Columbus and the surrounding communities. In 2019, Kara earned her B.A. in English Language and Literature, and recently her MPH in 2021. Kara is currently taking a year off of school and hopes to return to pursue a Ph.D. in epidemiology.

As a CFI Graduate Intern, Kara assisted with the SHARE Project, while improving her data analytic skills and statistical software knowledge by learning R-programming on her own. In her free time, Kara loves to weightlift.