Elizabeth Karman is an MPH student in the department of Global Health. She previously attended the University of Washington School of Nursing and graduated with a BSN. After working for several years as a bedside nurse, Elizabeth served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in rural Malawi, where she worked with her community to develop adolescent health education interventions. Upon returning to the US, Elizabeth worked in the field of clinical research, as the nurse manager of a non-profit clinical research center. Elizabeth’s research interests are centered on adolescent and maternal health education and access to care in low resource settings. A board member of her local church, Elizabeth is deeply committed to finding sustainable ways of integrating local faith traditions and evidence-based health interventions.