Student Interns: Ariel Wampler
Ariel Wampler is a second year at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and a 2015 graduate of Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology. She is interested in the Finding the Value project’s goals of making truly patient-centered care feasible and improving treatment adherence, and intends to pursue a M.D.-M.P.H dual degree through The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. During college, she performed research on health risk communication, steered and wrote for two student publications focused on health and medicine, and served as both a peer counselor and trainer for prospective counselors. Additionally, she mentored younger pre-health students, twice oversaw Cornell’s annual week-long healthcare conference and performed extensive fundraising for the Ithaca Free Clinic and a local food bank as part of the Kappa Omicron Nu honor society. During the summer of 2014, as a Public Policy Associate for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, she tracked legislation, media coverage and current research to further the cause of mental health advocacy.