Aisling Fernandez

Administrative Support

Prior to her position with Greater Columbia ACH, Aisling Fernandez, worked as a research assistant at the Portland VA Research Foundation, where she focused on epidemiology research related to PTSD, car collisions, and brain injuries among recent Veterans. She has worked on health policy and food desert research in Oregon, on infectious disease epidemiology research at the National Institutes of Health, and on cholera research at the UM Biotechnology Institute in Baltimore, MD.

Aisling received her master's degree in Public Health from Oregon Health & Science University and a bachelor's degree in Microbiology with a minor in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Maryland. She has previously volunteered for the Tri-Cities Community Food Bank, for St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN, and on medical and public health-focused trips in Lesotho and Panama, and now serves as a proud mom in her time outside of the GCACH office.