Emely Baez ’19

Hometown: Woonsocket, R.I.

Major: Nursing

Important URI experience: Participating in a global health course in Indonesia with students from pharmacy, health sciences, as well as other nursing students during J Term.

What’s next: A year-long nursing residency, followed by graduate school for global/public health.

Career goal: To work for an organization such as the World Health Organization (WHO) or Doctors Without Borders that promotes global public health.

In her own words: “Through DIVE (D.I.V.E. RI Diversifying Individuals via Education), I learned to be an advocate for diversity on campus and that helped me become more of an advocate for my patients.”

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