Jenane Arian (she/her/hers) is a graduate research intern at the Leah Zallman Center for Immigrant Health Research. Jenane is involved in the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) evaluation focusing on refugee career mobility using qualitative methods. Prior to her work with LZC, Jenane was involved in academic research studies throughout her undergraduate and graduate studies where she worked on a study analyzing loneliness in aging adults at University of California, San Francisco. She has also worked in the medical field with vulnerable and marginalized communities.
Jenane is currently pursuing her MPH graduate degree with a focus on Behavioral Sciences at Tufts University focusing on healthcare disparities and determinants of health while applying to PhD programs to continue her education in Public and Global Health. Jenane was raised in Orange County, California, and currently lives in the Boston area. She is multilingual and enjoys traveling, hiking, and listening to podcasts