Wayneisha Williams conducted research on prevalence of birth defects in Mississippi through the Service Scholars Program
Wayneisha Williams, junior from Alcorn State University spent her summer as part of the Mississippi INBRE Service Scholars Program. Her research was entitled “Investigating the Association Between Socio-Economic Factors and the Prevalence of Birth Defects in Mississippi”. In the future, she plans to attend nursing school and eventually take a role in the public health field. “The Mississippi INBRE Scholars Program, helped by introducing me to people that work in the public health and nursing field, that can be a mentor to me in the future,” Williams said about her summer experience.