Lindsey Gopinath, MSSA
Licensed Social Worker
Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Lindsey Gopinath recently earned her Master of Science in Social Administration degree and is a licensed social worker. Before pursuing a graduate degree, she volunteered with AmeriCorps for three years. These experiences taught her the importance of servant leadership and teamwork. Throughout her degree program, she has sought out interprofessional opportunities at the student-run health clinic and local men’s shelter. She also serves on the board of Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless. She believes that change happens by sharing power. Her interests include community building, health disparities, narrative medicine, end-of-life, education and advocacy. She has experience working with pediatric, adult and geriatric populations in community and healthcare settings. In her free time, she enjoys trail running, backpacking and biking the streets of Cleveland.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

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…