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Elizabeth Lamere, RN

MPH in Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

About

Elizabeth is a current MPH student studying Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology. Elizabeth received her BSN from North Park University in Chicago, and subsequently worked as a nurse in a Chicago area hospital and clinic. For the past three years, she has worked as a Nurse Manager for a Chicago Federally Qualified Health Center, overseeing seven School Based Health Centers (SBHCs) in Chicago Public Schools. In addition to managing staff and operations, she led staff to successfully increase access to LARC, high quality contraceptive counseling, and HPV vaccination.

She has also mentored high school and college health science students. Elizabeth has participated in national SBHC quality improvement efforts and provided feedback on IDPH’s Title V expert panel on child and adolescent health. Lastly, she has recently assisted in developing new workflows for school reentry in the time of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, she has consulted for a health information company on four reproductive/maternal health initiatives. During her free time, Elizabeth volunteers as a Red Cross Disaster Health Services Nurse, hikes, and searches for her next book to read.

Elizabeth is interested in adolescent health, school health, STIs, reproductive justice, and increasing access to high quality contraceptive care/counseling. She is interested in working as an epidemiologist for the state or local health department.