Student Groups

REACH

Mission

We seek to empower all students within the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington to grow and learn in an environment filled with culture, diversity and understanding to support personal and professional understanding of culture and its impact on public health.

Goals

REACH Executive board members, members and advisors work to:

  • Serve individuals within the SPH-B, the IU campus, the Bloomington community, and beyond to raise issues of race, ethnicity, gender, diversity, religion, and other minority groups without judgment or slander
  • Allow students to engage with the community to create a safer and more accepting environment for future generations
  • Raise awareness of global public health issues and work towards creating solutions to these issues
  • Enhance and develop leadership skills in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students
  • Promote the integrity of all individuals through knowledge, education, and experience in diversity
  • Enhance and develop leadership skills in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students
Heydi Correa-Encarnacion President
Name: Heydi Correa-Encarnacion
Major/Program: Masters of Public Health: Behavioral, Social and Community Health
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Undergraduat institution: Indiana University- Bloomington
Favorite Quote: “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world”-Harriet Tubman
La'Shawnda Mansfield Vice President
Name: La'Shawnda Mansfield
Major/Program: Masters of Public Health: Behavioral, Social and Community Health
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Undergraduate institution: Indiana State University
Favorite Quote: "A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat determination and hard work" -Colin Powell
La'Shawnda Mansfield Treasurer
Name: Ryan Jackson
Major/Program: Masters of Public Health Behavioral Social & Community Health
Hometown: Cleveland Ohio
Undergraduate Institution: University of Michigan
La'Shawnda Mansfield Secretary
Name: Asia Harris
Major/Program: Masters of Public Health: Behavioral, Social and Community Health
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Undergraduate Institution: University of Cincinnati
Favorite Quote: “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” - Martin Luther King Jr.