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Ali Norwood

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Ali A. Norwood is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Ali currently works at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL where she conducts research on sleep quality interventions, working with teenagers and adults. As an undergraduate, Ali traveled to Costa Rica for a medical campaign, volunteering in orphanages, nursing homes, and HIV/AIDS homes in rural areas. She was also actively involved in various volunteer organizations involving the Chambana community and the local hospital. Additionally, while at the University of Illinois, Ali assisted in campus research labs that focused on neuropsychology, animal biology, and youth civic engagement.