African American Student Affairs MLK, Room 209A
Dametreea graduated from UA in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry. Following graduation, she joined the Peace Corps and worked with a small village community in Rwanda to decrease the spread of communicable diseases and reduce the number of related deaths. She also worked to prevent malaria among Rwandese populations in areas that were severely affected. Upon completing her two year tour abroad, Dametreea returned to the US and worked as a Health Educator with the University of Arizona’s Cooperative Extension. In this position, she developed a mobile app for use by the agricultural industry and educated the public on water/food safety through the development of online learning tools and the authorship of a food safety guidebook. It was in this position that Dametreea was inspired to return to school to pursue a Master’s in Public Health. She is currently a second year student in the MPH program. Following graduation, Dametreea plans to investigate diseases and outbreaks to better protect local communities from preventable diseases. Dametreea is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and enjoys reading, crafts, and dancing.