“Innovative technologies serve to fill existing gaps in the availability of health technologies to vulnerable populations through the provision of new solutions to health problems, the adaptation of existing technologies to a particular setting or for a new use, and the combination of technologies to address several health issues at once.”
– World Health Organization
Currently, Priscilla is obtaining her Master of Public Health and works with medical device companies to conduct client-specific research, including literature reviews, and prepare reports and other support services to meet client needs.
Priscilla received her Bachelor of Science in Psychological Sciences, under which she completed various biology, chemistry, and research-based courses to strengthen her knowledge in statistics and the sciences. Upon graduating from the University of Connecticut, she worked at the Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital as a Milieu Counselor II, where she further strengthened her clinical knowledge through direct patient care and developing and conducting group therapy. Prior to joining Nerac, Priscilla worked as a Research Associate at Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation/Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, where she collaborated on national outcomes research (assessing healthcare quality). Particularly, she reviewed federal rules and acts to inform research, supported hospital data collection, and provided writing support for various clinical documents, including literature reviews, environmental scans, publicly available reports, and educational materials for hospitals.
- Public Health
- Outcomes research
- Medical Device
- Master of Public Health, Southern Connecticut State University, Expected: December 2021
- Bachelor of Science, Psychological Sciences (with additional research, biology, chemistry courses), University of Connecticut