Courtney is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health focusing on Health Care Organization and Policy with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health Policy and Leadership at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and will complete her degree in May of 2022. She is a Huntsville, Alabama native and earned her bachelor’s degree in public health with a concentration in Global Health Studies from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2020. Courtney has a background in policy analysis and program planning and evaluation, and has hopes to work in these areas.
As one of two interns working with the Children’s Foundation of Mississippi, during Fall, 2021, Courtney conducted research on post-graduation preparedness and life skills development in Mississippi children. The research conducted will contribute to completion of Phase II of the Blueprint for Improving the Future of Mississippi’s Children.