Ashlee Van Schyndel is a current M.P.H. Candidate in Health Policy at the University of Louisville. She is also the American Journal of Public Health Editorial Board Representative for the Student Assembly of the American Public Health Association, an AmeriCorps VISTA, and a Legislative Fellow for Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky. Her research interests are in health policies, sexual and reproductive health, maternal health outcomes, LGBTQIA+ health, and legal epidemiology. She received her Bachelor in Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.