Alexandra Peluso, BS Candidate
Alex Peluso is a senior at the University of South Carolina pursuing a Bachelor in Science with an emphasis on exercise science and a minor in psychology. She is hoping to continue expanding her knowledge through a Master of Public Health degree. She was born in New Jersey and spent 18 years there before becoming a Carolinian in 2013. Her interests include health behavior and wellness, and she has a passion for working with children. Currently, she is completing an internship for Be a Champion!, a research project targeting physical activity in elementary schools in rural South Carolina. She also interns for the Journal of Public Health Practice & Management where she is responsible for social media outreach and assisting with the creation of content for JPHMP Direct. In her spare time, she volunteers in the nursery at her local hospital or binge-watches Netflix.