Courtney Schrock, MPH
Health Communication & eHealth ORISE Fellow
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Courtney Schrock attended Washington and Jefferson College, where she received a BA in Sociology with a minor in French. After completing her undergraduate coursework, Courtney joined the Peace Corps where she served for two years as a Youth Development Volunteer in Ukraine. After returning to the United States, Courtney decided to further her education by pursing a graduate degree. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Masters of Public Health in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior and a Certificate of Graduate Study in Health Communication in May 2016. Courtney went on to work for the National Cancer Institute where she gained valuable experience in the fields of cancer prevention and health IT. Presently, Courtney is an ORISE Fellow in the Division of Health Communication and eHealth within the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health. She is passionate about implementing health literacy best practices to improve patient/provider interactions as well as the quality of care and preventive services.