Ellen Townley, MS1
Creighton University School of Medicine
Ellen Townley is a first-year medical student at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. She is passionate about the intersection of climate change and social justice. As an undergraduate student at Creighton, she studied biology and sustainable energy and worked as an advocacy coordinator for the University’s Center for Service and Justice. As a medical student, she is energized by the collective actions of medical students across the country and hopeful that improvements in environmental sustainability will lead to more just health outcomes.