Nidal A-Z Kram

A Sudanese woman with a soft smile looking into the camera, wearing a head wrap and white blouse.

Nidal A-Z Kram is a second year DrPH student in Maternal and Child Health at the University of Arizona (U of A). She received her B.A in Biology from Lawrence University and her MPH in Global Health focusing on Community Health and Development. Nidal is passionate about several domains in public health including addressing health disparities, refugee mental health, program evaluation, and strategic planning.  Nidal is Project Coordinator for the Arizona Border Health Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network where her team is developing an innovation to increase the utilization of prenatal care services in Nogales, Arizona. Nidal is also a Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Health Behavior Health Promotion at the U of A. She is involved in two projects, the first is analyzing qualitative data from the Life Paths Project to examine experiences of youth residing in Appalachian communities in the U.S. The second project focuses on HIV related stigma in Nigerian primary health care facilities.