Samantha Kelts, BSN Student
Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Samantha Kelts is a fourth year BSN student at Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, originally from Boston, Massachusetts. She is also a passionate student activist, working with Partners In Health and the Ohio Student Association to address health disparities both locally and globally. Samantha aspires to work as a pediatric nurse, build a career in public health policy, and inspire other nurses to combat structural inequities that lead to poor health outcomes.

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…