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2019 Editorial Board


Brandee Badgett is a fourth year undergraduate pursuing a bachelors of arts in Health Studies and a minor in Chemistry. Her experience has included being part of the Veterans Life Initiative Task Force, The Chancellor’s Advisory Committee for Students, volunteering and working full time in retail. Upon graduation, She plans to attend a medical school to study to become a general surgeon. Her interests include medicine, helping others, and film. She is thrilled to be apart of the CROW and is looking forward to helping others publish their own work.

Stephen Ball will graduate in Fall of 2019 with a B.S in Health Studies. He is currently working towards becoming a Physician’s Assistant with a specialty in orthopedics. He is currently trying to gain experience in the medical field by working as an EMT, and by establishing connections through shadowing PA’s and physicians.  His interests include playing sports, composing music, playing piano, and studying new research related to mental disease and illness. His interest in research led him to become an editor of the CROW, where he hopes to continue learning and growing as both a student and member of the community.

Zarefah Baroud graduated in Winter of 2019 with her Bachelor’s degree in Media and Communication Studies. She will be continuing with her Master’s degree in Policy Studies at the University of Washington come Fall. Zarefah also works as a writing consultant at the University of Washington Bothell’s Writing and Communication Center.

Marina Burandt is a first-year graduate student in the MFA Creative Writing and Poetics program at UW Bothell. Her undergraduate degree was in English Literature from Chapman University in Orange, California. She minored in Art and Italian Studies. In line with her plans to one day be a college professor, Marina works as a peer consultant at UWB’s on-campus Writing and Communication Center. She is looking forward to using her skills as a writer and tutor for The CROW’s editorial board. 

Kimberley Cross will be graduating in Spring 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies. She currently works in the UW Bothell Writing and Communication Center as a peer consultant and has done undergraduate research on trauma-informed practice, as well as the relationship between stress and immune dysfunction. Upon graduation she will be entering the Master of Public Health program at Claremont Graduate University. She enjoyed being on the CROW Editorial Board last year and is enthusiastic about research writing, and that is what led her to be an editor for the CROW’s fourth volume. 

Mischaella (Shae) Foley will be graduating June 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Studies and a minor in Health Education and Promotion. Her experience includes a research internship at Seattle Children’s Research Institute assisting with studies aimed at increasing physical activity in preschoolers, as well as studying the effects of transportation on wellness. She is currently assisting with sexual and reproductive health education as an intern with Public Health-Seattle and King County. Although busy with internships, homework, and employment at Seattle Children’s Hospital, her most important job is raising two children and a rescued dog with her husband, Ben. Shae’s interest in research led to her joining the CROW editorial board and she feels fortunate to be involved in the collaborative process. Following graduation she plans to combine her passions for research, social justice, and health to improve the lives of those in her community and beyond. 

Mariah Kunz will be graduating in Spring 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies. She currently works on campus as a peer health educator focusing on sexual health resources on campus. When not at UWB, she also works for a local global health non-profit called VillageReach. A passion for data and research has led to her current role on the Editorial Board for the CROW. Upon graduation, Mariah plans to pursue a Master’s degree in public health at the University of Washington, Seattle campus focusing on reproductive health in resource-poor communities. For fun, Mariah enjoys going for hikes with her dog, Twix. 

Nasrin Rasool will be graduating on (in) June 2019 with a Bachelors of Arts in Health Studies and a in Biology. She previously worked as president of Health and Wellness Campaign in Champlain College Saint-lambert in Canada. Currently, she is a member of BIO club in UW Bothell, helping to plan events in the upcoming weeks. Upon graduation she plans to pursue a masters degree in Pharmacy. She is enthusiastic about research writing, which led her to join the CROW editorial board. She is excited to use what she learned in the past as an editor.

Antoinette (Anny) Smith will be graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors in Spring 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Studies and minors in both Health Education and Promotion and in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies. Anny was named to the Husky 100 this year and had the opportunity to be the student speaker, alongside Dr. Julie Shayne, at the Chancellor’s Reception, highlighting professor/student relationships made possible by our UWB donors. She currently sits as chair on the Redmond Human Services Commission, volunteers with Friends of Youth at the Landing, and is a student representative on the Health Studies Curriculum Committee here at UWB. She is able to accomplish all this with the support of her husband, Alex, and her four children. Anny’s research proposal was published in the 2018 edition of the CROW which is what lead to her current role on the Editorial Board. After graduation, Anny will attend the University of Washington, School of Social Work in the Master in Social Work Day Program. She hopes to work with people experiencing homelessness, specifically youth and women, with the goal of applying a health and Chicana Feminist perspective for a more holistic approach to care that centers on dignity and respect of all people.


Andrea Stone, PhD.

Erik Echols

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