Helena Dagadu, MPH

2010

Helena Dagadu is an RWJF Center for Health Policy Fellow at Meharry Medical College and a PhD student at Vanderbilt University. Dagadu expected to follow her parents’ career path into medicine. But working on a study probing cancer and health disparities funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed Helena the power and impact of diving deeper into issues as a social scientist who can influence policy.