Past/current experiences working in the field of MCH:
Gabrielle Lodge received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Southern Maine (Lewiston-Auburn College). During her undergraduate experience she volunteered as a Helpline Advocate on a domestic violence hotline, worked as a secretary in a pediatric office and a birthing unit, and interned with a Lactation Consultant. She currently is an Irving Harris Scholar and Research Assistant with the Center of Excellence at UIC.
Areas of Interest within MCH and Future Professional Goals:
Her areas of interests include reproductive and sexual health. She aspires to go to nursing school after obtaining her MPH to become a certified nurse midwife (CNM). She hopes to combine these two disciplines to work clinically as a birth worker as well as in the community to alleviate disparities concerning women of color and LGBTQ populations.
She took a black and white film photography class for her undergraduate degree, and prefers film over digital photography.