Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
Nova Bradford, from Grand Junction, Colorado, is pursuing a PhD in health policy at Stanford School of Medicine. She earned a bachelor of arts with high distinction in psychology and a master of social work from the University of Minnesota. She aspires to reduce health disparities in marginalized communities by developing evidence-based guidance for health systems and policymakers. Nova previously worked as a researcher for the University of Minnesota Medical School where she studied the health outcomes of sexual and gender minority populations. After completing her master's degree, Nova worked as a psychotherapist for Rainbow Health, a non-profit human services agency in St. Paul, Minnesota. Nova's research has been published in numerous journals including Psychology of Sexual Orientation & Gender Diversity and Current Sexual Health Reports.