As the Alliance leans in to research, strategic planning and best practices, we are pleased to extend a warm welcome to Shernica Ferguson, Research Specialist.
Shernica is a native of the Mississippi Delta and a Ph.D. student at Jackson State University pursuing her doctoral degree in Public Policy and Administration. She holds a Master’s in Public Health, with a concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, as well as a Masters of Genetics with a concentration in Life Science. She is the author of the debuted novel “Here Comes Destiny”. She is also an interdisciplinary researcher of more than 15 years. She is a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and in her spare time loves to write, listen to jazz and classical music, and learn about other cultures.
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