A new staff member, Tori is excited to work with the team as a planning and engagement coordinator for the Fast-Track Cities Initiative. Tori comes to NORAPC through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Associate Program (PHAP). Prior to joining NORAPC, she worked as a research assistant at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she focused on school-based adolescent mental health interventions. Raised in the suburbs of Baltimore, Tori earned dual undergraduate degrees in Global Health & Development and Medical Anthropology at the University of Maryland, College Park. In her university years, she gained new skills and experience while interning at the Army Public Health Center and the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health as well as while studying abroad in India and Haiti. Tori looks forward to engaging with the New Orleans community and improving health equity for PLWH.