May Oo, MPH

May Oo

May Oo is a Research Associate at the Weitzman Institute. She provides her support for Community Health Worker qualitative research project, which targets to understand patients’ experiences in a pilot CHW program designed to lessen social determinant of health risks and to assist patients achieve their stated health goals. May is also involved with other research projects at Weitzman, including data analysis and preparation of manuscripts. Prior to Weitzman Institute, May was an office administrator and dental assistant in Burlington, MA. May obtained a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Dental Medicine, Yangon and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. During her time as a graduate student, May completed an orthopedic/musculoskeletal research internship, which studied the relationship between age, firefighting experience, and dynamic balance ability, as well as gastrocnemius muscle length and single-leg balance ability among male career active-duty firefighters.