Monique Hedmann is a Program Manager at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and a Senior Project Officer at Hip Hop Public Health. She received a BA in Psychology from Emory University and an MPH in Aging & Sociomedical Sciences from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She is currently studying premedical sciences at Columbia University and is applying to medical school. Ms.Hedmann is also a published Narrative Medicine author. Ms. Hedmann works on the Hip Hop Stroke and TASHE research projects at CUMC as well as designs and administers educational programs for HHPH including Old SCHOOL Hip Hop and MyPyramid in Egypt. She serves as a Board Member for Arts & Minds, Inc., which provides art experiences for people with dementia and their caregivers. Ms. Hedmann also founded the Walk It Out! program at Harlem Hospital Center to promote senior fitness and coordinates other physical activity programs at Harlem Hospital Center including Dance of the Village Elders and Shape Up NYC. Ms. Hedmann writes HHPH special event newsletters and the “In The Know with Mo Flow” blog as well as assists with social media for HHPH. She has lent her musical talents to create the tracks “The Mission” and “Go With The F.L.O.W.” in collaboration with HHPH Music Director Artie Green. In her spare time, Monique enjoys running, dining, attending concerts, writing songs, volunteering, spending time with friends and family, and exploring NYC.