Ashley Wehrheim

What are you most looking forward to this service year?
I am looking forward to building positive and impactful relationships with community members in the Chicago area! I am also extremely excited to learn more about healthcare inequality and strategies used to combat this rampant issue.

What are your plans after AmeriCorps service?
My goal is to continue my education and enroll in medical school. I hope to specifically focus on providing health care to underserved populations.

I'm interested in learning about...
Mental health issues, stigmas in healthcare, the effects of poverty on health, and different strategies that can be used to overcomes barriers impacting access to quality healthcare.

Educational Background:
BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology/Psychology from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, IL

Gender Pronouns:
She/her/hers

Home Town:
Hainesville, IL
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