Amelia joined GHS after graduating from Georgetown College with a B.A. in Spanish Language. She also minored in Science, Technology & International affairs through the Georgetown School of Foreign Service, specializing in global health. For three years Amelia worked as an Emergency Medical Technician with Georgetown EMS, a volunteer, student-run emergency ambulance service. She also spent a summer as an investigative intern at Georgetown Law’s Criminal Justice Clinic, assisting public defenders in case strategy and engaging in critical prison health issues.
Off campus, her interest in public health led her to internships with a number of health-focused organizations. At Children’s National Medical Center, she worked as a Clinical Research Assistant in the Trauma & Burn Unit, coding events during trauma resuscitation. At the Global Health Narratives for Change Project, she managed social media and promotional materials for the global health education project. At Shatterproof, a NGO dedicated to substance abuse and addiction advocacy, she worked as an in-house public health blogger.