Shivani Rajeshwori Khan

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Bachelor of Science, Biology, Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC

Hometown: Lalitpur, Nepal
Research Interests: Behavioral health, especially substance abuse and mental health problems.
Long-term career goals: To work at a national or global organization that works to reduce burden associated with substance use, mental disorders and related conditions.
What philosophy guides your education: “It is not what you say out of your mouth that determines your life, it is what you whisper to yourself that has the most power.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki
Date Accomplishments
September 2017 Awarded a travel grant by the UF Graduate Student Council to attend the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo in November in Atlanta, GA
Awarded a travel grant by the UF Office of Research to attend the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo in November in Atlanta, GA
March 2017 Received travel grant to attend 10th Annual International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender (InWomen’s) Group Conference in June in Montreal, Canada
Abstract selected for poster presentation at 10th Annual International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender (InWomen’s) Group Conference in June in Montreal, Canada: “Gender differences in patterns of marijuana initiation by age among urban, suburban and rural youth in the US”
May 2016 Awarded 2017 CARE Travel Award to attend the College of Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) 79th Annual Scientific Meeting in June in Montréal, Canda