Amy Kwan has nearly a decade of research and evaluation experience focused on understanding how community and youth engagement, technology, and media support health interventions and social change. She received a doctoral degree in Public Health at the CUNY Graduate Center and School of Public Health, where she is also in the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (ITP) Certificate Program, which aims to advance the use of technology to improve teaching, learning, and research. Over the past few years she has worked on numerous public health projects, including conducting qualitative research with South Bronx youth focused on the food environment, school food, and health inequalities. Prior to joining the doctoral program, she worked at FilmAid International, a non-profit organization that uses film and video to promote health and strengthen communities, and the Harlem Health Promotion Center, where she managed the development and evaluation of a community-based health information and social networking website. Amy received her MPH in Sociomedical Sciences from Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University with a focus on community-based participatory research, and her BA in Neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University.

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