Jessica “Jessee” Beetch received her Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education at Minnesota State University and her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology at the OU Hudson College of Public Health. She is a second-year doctoral student and Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. She is interested in infectious disease and has spent the past year working on COVID-19 research and response efforts with OUHSC, OSDH, and OCCHD. Jessee has been a student leader holding officer positions on H-COPHSA, BSESA, and ERSA throughout her MPH and PhD schooling. In her free time, she enjoys reading, going on walks, and eating with friends.