ChicagoCHEC Role: Outreach and Research Education Core
Organization: Northwestern University
Title: Research Assistant
Joana is a research assistant at the Northwestern University’s Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET) and for ChicagoCHECC. She received her BA in anthropology from Middlebury College. She has worked at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools in a preschool classroom and hopes to one day work as a pediatrician or an OB-GYN. Joana is excited to contribute to ChicagoCHEC’s various projects and to work with its many community partners. She is motivated by CHEC’s mission to diversify research and the healthcare workforce and eliminate the cancer health disparities across the city.