Emily Draper, BA
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Emily Draper B.A. is a proud Class of 2021 graduate. In 2020-2021, she served as the Student Executive Lead for the Carolina Covid Student Services Corps (Carolina CSSC) and oversaw student volunteer efforts for the on-campus testing sites. She is a Buckley Public Service Scholar and has extensive volunteering and service efforts. She has served as a mentor to numerous undergraduate students in her role as Teaching Assistant for the UNC Chemistry Department and is also a Research Assistant for the Department of Exercise and Sport Science.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

This lightening talk will highlight the best ways a community and academic institution can come together to address a health need. In 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic halted all health professional clinical experiences, a service learning elective opportunity was created for UNC-Chapel Hill medical students to support front line personnel. As needs across North Carolina grew, student leaders from the School of Medicine partnered with the Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice to form The Carolina COVID-19 Student Service Corps (CSSC). Adapted from the Columbia University’s COVID-…