Author: Guest Bloggers

Haiti Trip: D-Day

Michael Aleman (MEAS, 2014) Major: Mechanical Engineering Minor: Global Health Location this summer: Haiti   My flight was delayed by more than two hours – “Haitian time”, a fellow blanc mumbled. Miami was rainy, and our twin engine propeller plane had been having mechanical problems. We finally departed and began our flight to Cap Haitien with a stop in the

Haiti Trip: Prelude

My name is Michael Aleman, and I am a rising sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering and minoring in global health. I am interested in studying how healthcare can be made sustainable and quality improved in resource-limited settings. As a result, I am spending part of the summer conducting independent research in Milot, Haiti with the

Every single one of my experiences abroad took me further into the world of global health – Global Health Alumni Interview with Julia Harris (2007, WCAS)

Name: Julia Harris (2007, WCAS) Major: Anthropology (Human Biology) Minor: Global Health What did you do after graduation and where are you now? I graduated in 2007 with a degree in Anthropology (Human Biology) and a minor in Global Health. I was pre-med, but I was not sure exactly what I wanted to do. I took the MCAT

Uganda, Mali, and Burkina Faso… and maybe an MPH/MSW? But that’s for the future! Global Health Alumni Interview with Jorie Larson (2010, SESP)

Name: Jorie Larson (2010, SESP) Major: Social Policy Minor: Global Health Only a few weeks after graduating from Northwestern University in the Spring of 2010, Jorie Larson was already on her way to Mali to work as a health education specialist with the Peace Corps. Two years later she is back in the US, temporarily, while