Augustina Nguyen is an intern through the University of Michigan School of Public Health’s Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP). Her work focuses on evaluating the program: Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care (PIPBHC), using a mixed-method approach. This project will impact the way primary and behavioral health is delivered in three counties in Michigan: Shiawassee, Barry, and Saginaw.
Before joining CHRT, Augustina was a public health intern at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, doing health equity research and intervention. Her projects, influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, focused on examining the structural barriers to flu vaccination and evaluating the effectiveness of a startup intervention program.
Augustina graduated from Wheaton College in Massachusetts in 2021 with a BA in biology and business management.