Joy Suh, B.A.
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Joy Suh is a medical student at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She graduated from Grinnell College in 2019 with a bachelors in Biological Chemistry. She previously conducted biophysics research at Grinnell College and presented at the 2018 Biophysical Society International Conference. Later as a National Science Foundation scholar, she conducted biochemistry research at Texas A&M University. She is a recipient of the Gilman International Scholarship, Grinnell College Trustee Honor Scholarship, and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She served as an Americorps volunteer from 2019 to 2020 before entering the University of Oklahoma.
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…