Ariel Krell

Accelerated BSN student, New York University

Ariel Krell is an accelerated nursing student at the Rory Meyers College of Nursing at New York University. She formerly worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center as well as the department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Northwestern University.

Ariel joined HealthConnect One’s Associate Board after completing her MPH Field Experience with the breastfeeding peer counselor at the Prentice Ambulatory Clinic, as a way to increase support for those who provide valuable and necessary resources to pregnant women and mothers. Her public health interests center on Maternal and Child Health with a specific focus on breastfeeding education and disparities. In March 2015, Ariel had the opportunity to travel to Mali with Northwestern Access to Health Project to evaluate the impact of two programs implemented to reduce FGM and increase health education through radio in Douentza.

Ariel holds a Masters in Public Health from Northwestern University, a Bachelor’s degree in Biobehavioral Psychology from the University of Vermont, and her interests include spending time with her pets, cooking, traveling, yoga, and reading.