About the Author
Annaleise Tripp is working towards her Master of Public Health degree, focusing on health promotion, at Grand Valley State University, with an anticipated graduation in April 2024. She earned her bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Michigan State University, with dual minors in health promotion and environment and health. Her interests in public health encompass community and population health, addressing health disparities, facilitating connections to resources, and promoting health literacy. A proud Michigan native from Traverse City, she recently completed her practicum as the community health intern with the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, gaining valuable experience in a community health setting.