2018 PDSA Recipient - Dannie Roberts

Dannie Roberts

Laura (Dannie) Roberts

Granville, Ohio | Community Nutrition and Kinesiology Double Major, Premedical Studies Co-Major, Spanish Minor

Dannie Roberts is another student who has impacted campus through her time as a HAWKS peer health educator, where she has served as the office manager and vice-president. One nominator wrote that Dannie has endeavored to become as knowledgeable as possible and present information in ways that are interesting, engaging and result in students thinking more critically about their choices. Specifically, Dannie worked to oversee the development of FLOURISHMiami, a new program on mental health.

Dannie took her passion for health into her research, as well, investigating sexual assault, eating disorders, and unusual methods of alcohol consumption and has presented some of her research at a national conference. She has also completed an internship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dannie is president of Miami’s Triathlon Club, has served as an undergraduate associate in kinesiology, is a club sports supervisor, and volunteers with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Butler County.