Onyeka Otugo is a first-year Master in Public Administration candidate with an interest in health policy and understanding the health disparities seen among Black women. Onyeka grew up in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area where she also attended college at the University of Maryland majoring in Art Studio and Biology. Prior to attending medical school, she received a fellowship to conduct research at the FDA’s Office of Women’s Health where she assessed disparities related to the inclusion of women in clinical trials. After medical school, she completed residency in emergency medicine and has been involved in key advocacy issues related to emergency medicine. She also is a Health Research and Translation Fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.