Aleia Gardner receives Excellence Award

Aleia Gardner, the recipient of the Health Studies Excellence Award, is a dedicated scholar with an outstanding academic record.  She has excelled in all her class and graduated with a  near perfect GPA. Aleia is committed to a career to reduce health disparities and improvealeia health care access, especially among individual with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias.  Aleia will be attending graduate school to earn an MPH this fall.

In addition, Aleia is a spoken word artist and she believes this work has given her with the courage and resilience needed to be articulate in advocating for health equity.

Congratulations, Aleia!