Name: Emily Jones
Position: PAP Advocate
Hometown: Ramsey, New Jersey
College: The College of New Jersey; psychology
Why did you join PHC? I joined PHC because I wanted to learn more about public health, and understand and help people overcome the obstacles surrounding access to physical and mental health programs. I knew that I wanted to do a year of service and give back. I also wanted to get some exposure to a health care facility setting.
What are your future plans? Going to graduate school for psychology.
What is one thing you would change about health care? One thing I would change about health care would be to make easier access to mental health and physical health programs for the homeless.
Because we all want to know…
Typical packed lunch? Salad with tuna, cucumbers, sprouts and sometimes sweet potatoes
Favorite SEPTA experience? Getting off the bus only to be surprised by an urban cowboy riding his horse
If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Burnt orange
What is the strangest food you have ever eaten? Grilled octopus, which has since become one of my favorite foods