Fellowships Awarded: 2019, 2018
Ava Richardson, MPH, is a first-year DrPH student in the Environmental Health and Engineering Department. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and an MPH from Frostburg State and Morgan State universities, respectively. Over the past 10 years Ava has led public health programs, initiatives and grassroots organizing efforts as a researcher and program manager. Her career has been focused on eliminating racial, economic and geographic health disparities nationwide. Her research interests center around food equity, environment and economics. Her adviser is Roni Neff, PhD.