Kaylin Winters, BS (MPH Candidate)
Jackson State University
Kaylin Winters is a student at Jackson State University pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy and Management from Cleveland, Mississippi. She works for the Mississippi State Department of Health in Health Policy and Resource Development as a Health Planner/Program Specialist. Before her current path of studies, Kaylin received her Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Jackson State University in 2022. Devoted to servant leadership, Kaylin humbly served in numerous roles as she matriculated through her undergraduate career, one of which included her recent tenure as the President of the JSU Healthcare Administration Association. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, inc. where she actively serves with the Jackson MS Alumnae Chapter on the physical and mental health committee and other committees and subcommittees. In her professional journey, Kaylin has embarked on many opportunities. Some of her work includes serving as an ambassador for The Community Health Center Association of Mississippi and Central Mississippi Health Services, Inc. REPAAIR initiative. She worked as a fellow with the Jackson State University CHAMPIONS COVID-19 fellowship and COVID-19 Student Faculty Taskforce. Notably, Kaylin was selected to intern with the COVID-19 Operations Team for the Executive Office of the President at the White House under the Biden-Harris Administration Summer 2022 internship program. Additionally, she is a fellow with the GEER project where she is a recruiter for the School of Public Health at Jackson State University. Through her hard work, she is a proud Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) scholar and scholarship recipient of the Novartis Mentorship Program. She recently completed a ten-week internship with Gilead Sciences as a Global Strategic Marketing Intern in the summer 2023 internship class. Kaylin is committed to advocating for those who are underserved and lack the highest quality resources to limit health disparities and establish equitable societies in healthcare.