PPIA logoLast summer, five Syracuse University students were selected to participate in the highly competitive Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) junior summer institutes.
Anna Nguyen, who is majoring in public health in the Falk College and policy studies in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School, spent seven weeks at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. There, she and her team of 19 other students from around the country engaged in a research project about the relationship between educational outcomes and School Based Health Centers (SBHC) in Detroit community public schools. The proposed policy was to expand SBHCs through guaranteed funding and by expanding resources to provide healthcare access to students that may struggle receiving care on a regular basis. Read more about this in SU News…