Ankita Patel, BS, MPH
Doula Program Manager for Growth with Doulas and Dads

Ankita Patel is the Doula Program Manager for the GROWTH with Doulas and Dads Program.  Previously, she worked with the Title V funded Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Practice, and Science at the University of South Florida. As a program coordinator, Ankita worked to engage graduate students in developing their skills to become future MCH leaders. In order to gain a holistic view of the MCH public health profession, she transitioned to work as a Florida KidCare navigator where her main focus was predominantly in the rural treasure coast counties.  She is a graduate from the University of South Florida with her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences and a MPH in Maternal and Child Health.