Sharnita Midgett is a clinical research and outreach coordinator at the Penn Memory Center. In 2020, she earned her master’s in public health from La Salle University. She earned her bachelor’s in English and concentration in creative writing from Temple University, and in 2013 she was a recipient of the Gates Millennium Scholars Award. Prior to her current role, she worked as an editorial intern for the Penn Memory Center, where she worked on editorial assignments and outreach efforts. She is passionate about diversity in research and storytelling in medicine, and she aspires to use her position in outreach and research to help participants share their stories.