Oretha joined the Center as a Research Assistant in July 2020. Oretha earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Health from Eastern Kentucky University in 2017. She is currently completing a Masters in Social Work (MSW) with the University of Kentucky. Prior to joining the CHSR, she worked for the University of Kentucky Human Resources Department as an employment specialist. Oretha enjoys research and helping people. Oretha’s long term goal is to eventually have her own practice as a family therapist.