Jack Ringhand is a registered nurse by training and trade, having acquired his BSN from the University of Wisconsin in 2015. He has practiced on acute inpatient wards at academic medical centers in the U.S. and New Zealand. While overseas, Jack gained leadership experience as both a union steward and an interim nurse manager. Now, he is pursuing an MPH in public health policy and management at UA while supporting the Arizona Center for Rural Health with its contributions to the Arizona Department of Health funded Arizona Health Improvement Plan (AzHIP) project. His passions include health equity within healthcare access, housing security, and carceral systems.