Geetu Sharma ‘19

Hometown: New Delhi, India
Major: Master’s in Public Health
Future Plans: Work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Geetu Sharma came to the United States to be part of the Graduate Public Service Internship Program at the University of Illinois Springfield. In October 2018, Sharma started interning in the Office of Health Promotion at the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) where she works to prevent cases of youth suicide. She is also active on campus as the Graduate Student Senator on the Student Government Association and president of Asian Student Organization. She previously worked as an International Student Ambassador where she helped welcome new students and planned events. Sharma worked as a dentist in New Delhi, India before coming to UIS. She hopes to one day work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Posted on February 20, 2019