Tag: prison medicine

Olivia Rizzo (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Olivia is a fourth year medical student at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan in the Class of 2021. In 2017, she graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. In the future, Olivia hopes to pursue a Master of Public Health degree and a career in Internal Medicine. She is passionate about the intersections of public health and social and environmental justice. In her free time, she enjoys watching Cleveland sports and spending time with her friends and family.

The Story of the American Medical Association’s New Policy on Children with Incarcerated Parents

The United States is the most heavily incarcerated country in the developed world, and with that comes many secondary consequences, including children growing up with incarcerated parents. Although efforts have been made to mitigate the harm associated with having an incarcerated parent, few are focused on meeting the direct health needs of these children through preventative health care.

Jericha Viduya Jericha Viduya (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

UC Riverside School of Medicine

Jericha Viduya is a second-year medical student at UC Riverside School of Medicine. She served as a clinic manager at the student-run free clinic and is conducting research at the local jail on inmate medical resource consumption.