Natalie Wilhelm, MD, MPH
Natalie comes from the Pacific Northwest. She completed an engineering degree at Brown, where she was recognized for outstanding academic achievement. In her spare time she played on the ultimate Frisbee team. Before medical school, she worked at the VA Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island, and then spent several months traveling around Central and South America learning Spanish, hiking, and exploring. She graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine with an MD and an MPH. She has done extensive work on environmental health, from analyzing water quality in areas of post-cholera outbreaks to the economic outcomes of asthma interventions in the U.S. Her projects have taken her to Haiti, Tanzania, and domestically, the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia. She is passionate about environmental justice, women’s rights, social justice and health care reform. She also enjoys running and cycling (completing the Ironman triathlon in Nice in 2011), baking and cooking, skiing, gardening, and knitting.