Danielle is an internal medicine resident at The George Washington University in Washington D.C. She is one of the inaugural residents participating in the HIV in Internal Medicine Track through which she will pursue certification as an HIV Specialist with the American Academy of HIV Medicine. After residency, she plans to remain in DC to practice primary care with a focus on HIV, substance use disorders, and the care of vulnerable populations. She graduated from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Danielle has a variety of interests including primary care, HIV/AIDs, international health, art, rock climbing, and hiking. Since her undergraduate studies, Danielle has participated in research projects spanning the topics of immunology/molecular biology, clinical medicine, patient safety, psychology and public health

Danielle enjoys travel and has visited 15+ countries spanning 5 continents.  In 2014, Danielle traveled to China to conduct a project on patient safety and observe in the department of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Gansu Provincial Hospital. In the spring of 2013, Danielle represented USF at the Education without Boarders Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates where she presented about the importance of campus wide university international programming.  She has also traveled twice to Peru to volunteer for the Villa la Paz Foundation’s clinic in Chaclacayo.  In 2011, Danielle organized a solo art exhibition at the USF Centre Gallery that featured the photos and stories of the patients she meet in Peru.  It was the most viewed exhibit of the season and more than $1,500 was collected for the clinic. 

In her free time, Danielle enjoys travel, camping, hiking, indoor rock climbing, and playing with her Shiba Inu, Nori. She has visited 12 National Parks and plans to eventually visit all 59 National Parks. 

Twitter: @DanielleEngskow
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