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Lillie Reed

Lillie Reed

Lillie Reed

Greenville, North Carolina
United States
MD
School of Medicine
MS in Epidemiology and Clinical Research
School of Medicine

Lillie Reed, from Eastern North Carolina, is pursuing an MD and a master's degree in epidemiology and clinical research at Stanford School of Medicine. Lillie is committed to advancing health equity and social justice through clinical medicine, research, advocacy, and storytelling. As a B.N. Duke Scholar at Duke University, Lillie graduated summa cum laude and with distinction in psychology and global health. In college, Lillie directed a community service organization, created a multi-university social justice initiative, wrote poetry and humorous newspaper columns, and co-founded an online counseling resource. Lillie served as a gender-based violence counselor and worked on violence prevention initiatives within local Latinx communities. After graduating, Lillie developed policies and curricula with the Pan-American Health Organization. As a Global Health Corps fellow, Lillie created a nationwide communications strategy for Malawi’s largest non-governmental healthcare provider. With DREAMS Zambia, Lillie coordinated girls’ empowerment and HIV prevention programs—developing an initiative promoting boys’ activism for equality. Lillie has worked on health research and programs in Ecuador, India, Kenya, Liberia, Nicaragua and South Africa. At Stanford, Lillie continues social justice advocacy work and research and service dedicated to addressing violence and trauma in marginalized communities. In their future practice, Lillie hopes to address social determinants of health locally and globally, and is currently interested in Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics.

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