Public Health | Entering Year: 2022
Miryam Baied, a first-generation American of Argentinean descent, is a Master of Public Health student at the Brown School at Washington University. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Community Health from the University of Montana in 2016, she has focused her work, both internationally and domestically, on HIV prevention and harm reduction. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique from 2017-2019 where she provided health education through community-based initiatives. Most recently, she has been engaged in providing HIV prevention services to those experiencing homelessness and substance use disorders. She intends to focus her career in public health on analyzing the processes that create and sustain health inequities within our society and to translate these findings into innovative and compassionate solutions.