Chinwendu Ngwadom

Chinwendu is a Grapevine health intern and MPH candidate at GW. She graduated with a B.S in Biology and Chemistry in 2017 and has worked in HIV and tuberculosis research. She is pursuing her MPH with interests in improving the mental health of children, especially in minority communities. She believes in the importance of storytelling and using social media as an intervention strategy to spread important health information. Grapevine Health provides the opportunity to understand the barriers in health communication amongst various populations and using social media as a way to get reliable information out from a trusted source.