Premedical Post Baccalaureate Scholar and Research Assistant
Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities
New York, NY
Raven Profit is a pre-medical post- baccalaureate scholar at the Sage Colleges. She is also a Research Assistant for the Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities and a Consultant with two consulting firms in collaboration with the Federal Children’s Bureau.
"Some things can't be seen with the naked eye. Some things can only be seen with a microscope. I see my dreams this way." - Raven Profit
I am interested in utilizing medicine and research to spearhead change in health outcomes.
My dream job would be a position that encompasses challenge, presents the opportunity to exercise my creativity and allows me to impact people's lives on a mass scale.
Sage College Premedical Post Baccalaureate Scholar
I am currently completing required and fundamental science courses for medical school entry. I will also be participating in research courses and facilitating potential research studies designed to increase an understanding in various aspects of data collection and interpretation of findings as it relates to health.
The Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities
Graduate Research Assistant
May 2015 — Present
I have a passion for and assist community engagement and research efforts to contribute to the elimination of minority health disparities through my involvement with research efforts and health task forces in Albany and Amsterdam. We partner with community groups to identify their health concerns and the sources of disparities through the utilization of data to improve key health messaging in program planning and health information dissemination.
University at Albany
Bachelors of Arts and Science B.A.S
While at the University at Albany, I studied the fundamentals of medical Spanish terminology abroad in Santiago, Chile. The experience in itself was enlightening and extended the opportunity to learn how another country practices medicine. I am the recipient of the Spellman Achievement Award, Tendaji Award and the University at Albany's Women's Studies award.
IYLA Conference, United Nations
I was selected to serve as a delegate to the 8th International Young Leaders Assembly (IYLA).
Consultant, ICF International, Inc.
On May 28th 2015, I was invited to attend a convening at the White House in my role as a young adult consultant with ICF International Inc. in Collaboration with the Federal Children’s Bureau to provide feedback around the topic of normalcy and adolescent brain development. I've always been fascinated with the brain and how it works after my mom was diagnosed with a severe and debilitating mental illness.