Medical Access and Awareness

MISSION

Our mission is to educate ourselves and others regarding health access and resources in New Hampshire and to use this knowledge to improve the health of our community and beyond.

MEMBERS

  • Ashlee Savage
  • Violet Sullivan
  • Kersten Mercurio
  • Emeri Jacobs
  • Ciara Hatch
Kersten Mercurio – Class of 2022
Hometown: Nashua, NH
Major: Occupational Therapy
Future aspiration: Inpatient occupational therapist
Fun Fact: I love to run, sing, and am in the Catholic Student Organization
Violet Sullivan – Class of 2023
Hometown: Brentwood, NH
Major: Exercise Science
Future Aspiration: Footwear Biomechanics Researcher or Doctor of Osteopathy with a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sports Medicine specialty
Fun Fact: She is a distance runner on the UNH Women’s Cross Country and Track teams and loves to travel and cook.






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Ashlee Savage- Class of 2023
Hometown: Raymond, NH
Major: Biomedical Sciences
Future Aspiration: Physician
Fun Fact: I’ve sprained my ankles over 12 times

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Emeri Jacobs- Class of 2025

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Fall 2020

Walk to End Alzheimer’s – September 29th, 2020

A group of task force students met to participate in the walk on campus, while other members and students participated remotely.

Dental Health Goody Bags for Gates Recovery Center

Dental health kits remaining from our dental health tabling on campus to be donated to the Gates Recovery Center in New Ipswich, NH.

Fall 2019

  • Established areas of focus:
    • Woodman Park After School Enrichment Program
    • Partners for World Health
    • Period Movement
    • Oral Health Awareness

Spring 2019

  • Established areas of focus
    • Medical access
    • Public health education
    • Food insecurity
    • Community involvement
  • Volunteered with Partners for World Health
  • Had educational meeting with Professor Anne Jamieson
  • Met with Dawn Zitney at Health and Wellness about STD prevention
  • Participated in Stuff the Bus Food Drive