August 21, 2019

Ashley Barker is serving her 4th year at AMSA as the Global Health Chair. She was previously on the Health Policy Committee as well as the Professionalism and Ethics Committee (for two years). Ashley grew up in California and went to school in Mississippi. She graduated from Ole Miss with a B.S. in Biology and minors in Chemistry, Psychology, and Neuroscience. Ashley has been living in D.C. for a year working on the Hill. She is a Masters of Public Policy with Health Policy specialization candidate at George Washington University and will be attending medical school following completion. At Ole Miss Ashley served on her local executive board as the secretary, VP, and President. She worked in health policy issues as an undergrad and working in D.C. with also focus on disability policy. With her past role in AMSA being the Global Health Policy Coordinator, Ashley hopes to incorporate policy into the GH team. She wants to continue efforts on working on areas of issues such as maternal and child mortality, HIV/AIDS, disabilities, vaccinations, etc.