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Whitney Ederer

2017-2019 Cohort

Whitney received her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School, her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and her bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies from Winona State University. Her professional interests include obesity prevention through nutrition and physical activity policy and implementation. During graduate school, Whitney interned at Public Health Madison & Dane County where she completed an immigrant and refugee health care access project, which highlighted the barriers immigrants and refugees face and offered policy recommendations to decrease those barriers. Whitney also interned at End Domestic Abuse WI where she answered legal technical questions and completed a report on Wisconsin’s Mandatory Abuse Reporting Law and proposed policy recommendations to decrease negative impacts on domestic abuse victims. Whitney will complete her fellowship at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services where she will implement both law and public health skills. Preceptor: Stephanie Schauer.