Kyla L. Lewis

Kyla is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health focusing on Epidemiology at the University
of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and will complete her degree in May of 2022. She is a Detroit,
Michigan native and earned her bachelor’s degree in public health from Bowling Green State
University in 2018. Kyla has a background in Medicaid and Medicare clinical review and
research in Intellectual and Development disabilities and is planning to begin a career in
Epidemiology after graduation.

As one of two interns working with the Children’s Foundation of Mississippi, during Fall, 2021,
Kyla 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.