Stephanie Machado is a second-year DrPH student at UC Berkeley. Before coming to Cal she was an instructor of Population Health at Oregon Tech where she taught applied public health courses, directed the undergraduate externship program, and collaborated with rural communities in the design and implementation of child nutrition and physical activity interventions. She studies the intersection between the education system and health, and her dissertation is focused on the evaluation of a school cafeteria intervention to improve student fruit and vegetable consumption. Stephanie has worked with Ndola Prata as a Graduate Student Instructor. As a Bixby Fellow, she is presenting her research on chronic primary care non-attendance in rural communities at the American Public Health Association conference in November 2018.