April B

Academic Area:
Epidemiology, School of Public Health

East Chicago, IN

Undergraduate Institution:
Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Research Interests:
I am interested in reproductive and sexual health, particularly among women of color including women in sub-Saharan Africa.  I am particularly interested in decision-making regarding the use of family planning methods and abortion.

The Best Thing About Being a Graduate Student at IUB:
At IUB, I have incredible access to tremendous resources, including world class mentors, internal funding to support academic and professional development and endeavors, and opportunities to personalize my graduate experience to optimize my balance of teaching, research and service.  My experience is definitely what I make it.

Insider tip about living in Bloomington:
Bloomington has a lot to offer culturally.  Don’t be afraid to venture out of your comfort zone and explore!

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Recent Posts

You are not alone…

Sometimes, writing a dissertation can be exhilarating.  There is nothing like that day that you check something major over the ToDo list.  On other days, however, it can be lonely and/or boring.  On those days, it really helps to reach out to others who have been where you are.  Here are links to a few of those blogs:

I hope they help you remember that you are not alone.

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