Ana Sucaldito is a graduating PhD candidate in the College of Public Health (Health Behavior Health Promotion) at The Ohio State University. She was supported by a Dean’s Distinguished University Fellowship. Ana graduated from OSU with a Masters in Public Health (MPH) in 2019 and a B.S. in Honors Neuroscience and a minor in Folklore in 2017. Her research interests are focused on health inequities, specifically those affecting the mental health of Asian Americans and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, and community-based participatory research.
Ana loves being involved on-campus and in the Ohio community. She is the founder and president of KindCarts Service Initiative, an advisor for MUNDO at OSU, and the Internship Director and Secretary for the Health and Wellness Committee of the Asian Festival. She is also actively involved in Asian and Asian immigrant community organizations where she organizes free health screenings and education programs, organizes with her community on social issues, and conducts community-engaged research. When not in class, she enjoys bullet journaling, hanging out with her friends, and mentoring fellow BIPOC.