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Adithi Kumar

Biography

Adithi is a fourth-year undergraduate at Emory College of Arts & Sciences; she is a Human Health and Economics double major from Perth, Australia and Bangalore, India. On campus, she is involved in research with the BRINDA Project in the Hubert Department of Global Health to refine global nutrition assessments and interventions. Her role is multifaceted as she is in the Data Management Working Group, conducts literature reviews, consolidates new BRINDA databases, improves data quality and procedures, and overall project performance through various contributions. She currently works under Dr. Yaw Addo in his research priorities in the BRINDA Project. Currently she is Co-President of GlobeMed at Emory, and in the Emory Global Health Institute Student Advisory Committee. Previously, she has been involved in the Model United Nations Secretariat, as an Academic Fellow, Orientation Leader, Vice-President of Mentorship in Phi Eta Sigma, participated in the Emory Arts & Social Justice Fellows program, and refugee service work with Volunteer Emory, and more. Outside of this, she enjoys photography, videography, playing soccer, ballet, ukulele, and speaking French. After she graduates, she intends to attend graduate school to pursue her career in global health.