Our Nations Our Journeys

Indigenous Public Health Forum

Our Nations Our Journeys Presents:

Sofia Singer

Sofia Poggioni Singer is from the Bronx, NY and a Research Coordinator at Seven Directions. At Seven Directions, Sofia supports the CDC-funded "Opioid Overdose Prevention in Tribes” project and coordinates national research study on elderly fall prevention in tribal communities. She is committed to addressing public health challenges affecting vulnerable communities and is interested in how history, power, and norms influence behavior and the experience and effectiveness of health interventions.

As an undergraduate, Sofia worked on strengthening the emergency medical care system for indigenous families in Paraguay, decreasing the incidence rates of HIV/AIDS in Tanzania, and on neonatal health and violence against women initiatives in India. Most recently, she has been involved in the implementation of a program addressing intergenerational trauma and child mental health among Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Sofia received a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in Anthropology, with a minor in Human Biology.

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