Emma Carpenter, MSW
Emma is a research assistant at QHRC. She recently finished her Masters of Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is pursuing a PhD in Social Welfare. Before joining QHRC, Emma served a health policy consulting firm focusing on Medicaid redesign and implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Emma’s research focuses on reproductive health and social determinants of health, specifically how health policy impacts health seeking behaviors.
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Diana Gutierrez-Meza, MPH
Diana is a research assistant at QHRC. She has a Master of Public Health from the University of South Florida-College of Public Health and is also Certified in Public Health (CPH).
Her research interests encompass global public health and reproductive health concerns impacting minority populations in the Americas. In recent years, she served as research assistant on studies exploring chronic disease self-management programs and health coaching for Latinxs experiencing depression, diabetes, and other chronic conditions.
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Angela Forgues, MSPH, MS
Angela is a research assistant at QHRC. She holds an MS in Population Health and an MS in Sociology, and is currently a PhD student in Sociology at UW-Madison, where her research spans the biological, sociological, and psychological aspects of health and well-being.
Prior to entering graduate school, Angela worked at RTI International in the group Aging, Disability, and Long-term Care. She received her BA at Brandeis University, double majoring in Psychology and Health: Science, Society, and Policy.
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Leanna is QHRC's office manager. She studied Sociology at UW-Madison at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and her professional history includes nonprofit work as well as a stint at Epic as a technical writer. When she's not making sure QHRC is a well-oiled machine, she enjoys knitting, short fiction, and spending time with her two-year-old son.
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Stella is a coder and English-language transcriptionist at QHRC. She is pursuing her BA in Sociology with a concentration in Analysis and Research and a certificate in Criminal Justice. After graduating in May of 2017, she plans to do research in the criminal justice field for a non-profit agency with the goal of improving social justice for people in the system.
Korina is a coder and English-language transcriptionist at QHRC. She is a May 2017 graduate of UW-Madison with a BS in Life Sciences Communication and a certificate in Global Health. She is interested in adolescent health behavior, the effects of stress on health, and social determinants of health. Korina hopes to pursue graduate degrees in social work and public health.
Casey is a coder and English-language transcriptionist at QHRC. She is pursuing her BA in Sociology with a concentration in Analysis and Research and Honors in the Liberal Arts, and has been involved in a variety of research ranging from medical research to qualitative coding. After graduating in May of 2018, she plans to pursue a Masters in Public Health as well as a PA certification.