The Swetland Center is always proud to welcome students into the Center. Eleanor Gillerlane Hinkes is a graduate student working on her practicum and capstone at Swetland. Read more about Eleanor below!
1. What project will you be working on and what is your role?
I will be working as an intern on the Community Health Needs Assessment project.
2. Where are you from?
3. What is your background in?
My background is mainly in Anthropology and English, and I am currently working towards my MPH and PhD in Medical Anthropology. I am interested in environmental health, specifically the impacts of natural disasters.
4. What excites you about joining the Swetland Center?
I am excited about working collaboratively in an environmental health setting and gaining research experience utilizing a community-engaged approach.
5. What is your favorite outdoor space in Cleveland or a place you want to explore?
North Chagrin reservation!
6. What is a piece of advice you have been given or quote/statement that is significant to you?
“Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time” -Ruth Bader Ginsburg