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Amber Acquaye

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Amber Acquaye


Amber Acquaye is a third year student at the Yale School of Medicine. She earned a BS in Human and Organizational Development, with honors, from Vanderbilt University in 2020. At Yale, her research focuses on the impact of climate change, environmental racism, and childism, systems of oppression that marginalize youth, on child and adolescent health. She serves as the youngest official member of AACAP's Climate Resource Group and is an advisor for Yale's Health Equity Thread.

With interests in human-centered design, critical theory, moral philosophy, and qualitative research, she hopes to design transformative systems of health service delivery that prioritize justice for children and families.

Education & Training

  • BS (Hon)
    Vanderbilt University, Human and Organizational Development: Health and Human Services (2020)