Amit Suneja joins NLIHC’s field team as an organizing fellow for the spring semester. Amit is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in public health at Johns Hopkins and a Medical Doctorate at Columbia University. Prior to working in public health and medicine, he taught at a public school in Houston and started a mentoring and tutoring program for middle school-aged refugees in the city. More recently, he has worked weekly at a clinic for homeless and uninsured patients - the Columbia-Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership. During his MPH studies, he has been working on opioid overdose response initiatives with the Baltimore City Health Department and researching the impact of natural disasters on chronic disease management. He will be applying next year for a residency in emergency medicine. Join us in welcoming Amit to the NLIHC team!