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Ashley J. Kim

Alumnus, J.D. Candidate, University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Ashley is an undergraduate student majoring in Human and Organizational Development and Medicine, Health, & Society at Vanderbilt University. Since summer 2020, she has been the Lead Undergraduate Research Assistant in the digitization team of the Drinking Water Justice Lab. Ashley has been responsible for coordinating workflow among the digitization team, and updating the weekly progress report of digitized maps of community water systems (CWS) to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and Tennessee Department of Health (TDH). Her interests lie in the use of spatial analysis to address environmental health concerns.


Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program, Littlejohn Summer Research Scholar

Project Title: Association between Fluoride Levels in Tennessee Community Water Drinking Water Systems and Caries

DWJL Projects Supported: Tennessee Dental Caries Prevention: Fluoride Levels in Community Water Systems

Year(s): 2021

Undergraduate Student Researcher: Ashley Kim

Faculty Advisors:  Dr. Yolanda J. McDonald, Dr. Ke Jack Ding, & Dr. Derek K. Smith