Anamika Desai

Public Service Fellow

Anamika Desai is a Public Health major and Statistics minor. She is a proud Douglass woman and will be participating in the MBS Summer 2022 Externship Exchange program, which will focus on addressing and creating effective solutions for current public health problems. As a volunteer with Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) she works with children, adolescents, and adults with special needs. She has participated in a study with SONJ investigating the effects of strider bike use on motor skills and balance in children with special needs and won the West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance Scholarship. During the Summer of 2022, she will be conducting data analysis of members of Congress’ social media posts concerning politics and health and climate policy. After graduation, she hopes to combine her interests in health disparities, data analysis, and professional writing to improve public health policymaking and implementation.