Fizza Imran, a second year MPH student with a concentration in Public Health Management and Policy and 2018 graduate of the Bachelor of Public Health program, has received a cancer policy internship to join the new Federal Relations team in the University of Florida’s Washington, D.C., office. This internship will have a primary focus on legislative support related to cancer policy. In this position, Imran will have the opportunity to observe Congress firsthand and to acquire exposure to federal policy including areas of education, research, healthcare and budget.
Imran is working in the internship during the spring 2019 semester which ends on April 27. She says the goals she has for the internship are to provide legislative support and be an effective liaison on behalf of the UF Health Cancer Center. As a first generation college student and a woman of color, she is truly honored to have this opportunity to further her goals in the pursuit of becoming a policy analyst.