About Jacqueline

Hi! I graduated spring of 2017 from Florida International University with a Bachelor's of Health Services Administration. While pursing my bachelor's, I had the opportunity to gain experience working as an Office Manager at an Endocrinologist office. I decided to further my education my pursing a Master's in Public Health which led me to move to Norfolk, VA once accepted to Eastern Virginia Medical School. Upon graduation, I desire to continue my education and pursue a Ph. D in Health Behavior. My goal is to be employed by the CDC as a Public Health Advisor. On my free time, I enjoy reading (fav. author is Nicholas Sparks), and traveling even if its small weekend getaways.

VA: First State to Connect all ER’s across the Commonwealth

According to Lexington Medical Center (n.d), a medical emergency is defined as a “medical problem that could cause death or permanent injury if not treated quickly.” Emergency departments exist for these medical emergencies. However, the definition of a medical emergency has been lost in translation, and the use of emergency departments (ED) have become so […]

Mental Health: The Facts

Mental Health is defined as one’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being, and it is expressed by one’s actions, thoughts, and feelings (mentalhealth.gov, 2017). In recent years there has been much advancement in how society perceives mental health, slowly removing the stigma often associated with those dealing with mental and behavioral health issues. Treatments for mental […]

Vaccines: Social media vs. Science

Before lifesaving vaccines existed, thousands of infants, children and even adults died from diseases such as whooping cough, polio, measles, etc.  Vaccines not only protect the individual receiving the vaccine from the disease but also serve to prevent the spread of disease within a population. For instance, before the measles vaccination existed there were approximately […]