Lauren Larkin, BS
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Lauren Larkin is a fourth-year medical student at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (CCLCM) of Case Western Reserve University and a native of Euclid, Ohio. She earned her B.S. in Chemistry from Howard University. She is Public Relations Chair for the Bobby R. Larkin, Sr. Charitable Association, which provides scholarships to high school seniors in memory of her father. Lauren has a passion for addressing gaps in education and health awareness. Her current career aspiration is to become a general pediatrician-scientist with a focus on community-health and addressing health disparities related to infant mortality, obesity, and mental health.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
FRESH Fairfax: An Asset-based Community Collaboration Between Case Western Reserve University Graduate Students and a Neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio
FRESH Fairfax is a student-led, asset-based community initiative created with the Fairfax neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. The project is a partnership between the Cleveland Clinic (CCF), Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) health professional students (Medicine, Physician Assistant, Nursing, Social Work and Public Health) and Fairfax community residents. The purpose of the initiative is to address health disparities in the Fairfax neighborhood by utilizing a strengths-based perspective to pilot a student-run health program, addressing both short-term and long-term health issues. The aim…