Alice Moon, BA
3rd Year Medical Student
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center - College of Medicine
After early exposure to the healthcare world and with B.A. degrees in Letters and Linguistics at the University of Oklahoma, Alice began pursuing becoming a physician (MD) at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She has specific interests in primary care and community-based medicine. During her education, she has served as the Bridges to Access Conference Chair, among other roles, to promote medical education on the health effects of climate change. Her experiences have taught her to prioritize compassion, creativity, and open dialogue within healthcare and community relationships. She will pursue a career in primary care.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Bridges to Access 2022: The Impact of an Interdisciplinary, Educational Conference About Climate-Related Health Effects and Climate Disparities on Pre-Health and Health Professional Student Knowledge, Self-Efficacy, and Beliefs
Climate change is a public health crisis that exacerbates health issues and inequalities. Health professionals have the responsibility to understand climate-related health effects. Though climate change poses one of the biggest threats to health, most health students have not received formalized education on its health effects. Student-led initiatives may be integral in addressing the present gaps in knowledge. Bridges to Access (B2A) is an annual, free, student-led, interdisciplinary conference that aims to identify and solve the most pressing health issues of today, with a particular focus…