Kelsey Hayward – Academic Major: Public Health; Engagement Focus: Community-Based Research and Volunteerism

Kelsey Hayward, a UNF graduate from the Department of Public Health, grew up in Orlando, FL. During her time in Jacksonville, she has worked to serve the Jacksonville community by volunteering her time at a wide range of places.  She has worked at the MS society to help prepare for their annual bike race and later spent time at the Poison Information Center at UF Health Jacksonville.  Her most rewarding experiences were mentoring a high school student through Communities in Schools and serving as a research intern at the Lucy Gooding Pediatric Neuroscience Research Center.