Strategic Initiatives Director

Blessing joined the RHC in 2016 originally as an undergraduate intern where she assisted in the administration and operations of the Gateway to Better Health program. She currently serves as Strategic Initiatives Director, assisting in the evaluation of the Gateway to Better Health program and the development of the annual Access to Care Data Book.

Past Work

Blessing has participated in various internships with organizations such as The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis, the Interfaith Legal Services for Immigrants and the AFL-CIO. She interned with the Fulbright Commission Belgium, while studying abroad as a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar.

Education and Involvement

Blessing earned a BS in Public Health and a Masters of Public Health from Saint Louis University, with dual concentrations in Maternal/Child Health and Global Health. During her graduate study, she was able to participate in a  research study in partnership with Washington University School of Medicine to analyze birth outcomes in a local community health center to further characterize health disparities in St. Louis.

She also serves on various boards and committees within the region. Outside of her RHC duties, Blessing enjoys blogging, traveling, and learning new languages.

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