Caitlin Flouton is a graduate research assistant at ARAC, with the role of laboratory coordination and management. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health Microbiology and Emerging Infectious Diseases at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University. Caitlin graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science: Medical Laboratory Science. During her undergraduate education, she participated in a medical brigade to Honduras with a team of students and doctors, where they created a clinic in a rural village. This experience lead to Caitlin’s passion for public health and reducing the global burden of infectious diseases.