Rachel Park, WCAS ’10 Majors: Economics, International Studies Minor: Global Health Rachel Park graduated from Northwestern just as the Affordable Care Act began to completely reshape the landscape of health care in the U.S, something that drastically increased the number of Americans with health insurance and spurred dramatic changes in how health care works. Joining
Author: Drew Gerber
Drew is a sophomore studying Journalism and Global Health Studies from the North Shore suburbs of Chicago. Interested in covering international relations and health, he plans to study abroad many times during his time at Northwestern. He will be in Israel this summer with Medill, and is excited to study public health in either Israel or Cuba next year. After graduating, Drew hopes to write about global health issues and international politics for a major paper.
Grace Galloway, WCAS ’13 Major: Psychology Minors: Global Health, English Grace Galloway has always known that she wanted to work internationally, to join the fight to make the world a better and more equal place. However, she said it wasn’t until she studied abroad through the International Program Development office’s Public Health in Uganda program
This summer, Anna Rietti and Petrina LaFaire traveled to Cape Town, South Africa to research whether noise levels harmed infant health at a local hospital as part of the Radulovacki Global Health Research Fellowship, which helps fund student research. Tell us about your project. What inspired your work? For 10 years, students from Northwestern University enrolled in the University
Jenna Golan, WCAS 2006 Major: Anthropology Minor: Global Health Jenna Golan graduated from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences in 2006 with a degree in anthropology. After Northwestern, Jenna attended Columbia University and was awarded a Master’s in nutrition, and later a Master’s in epidemiology from Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
This summer, the Northwestern GlobeMed GROW team traveled to Namugoga, Uganda and worked with the Adonai Medical Centre to learn more about the community’s perception of malaria and bed nets as part of the John & Martha Mabie Fellowship for Public Health, which helps fund student research. The GlobeMed team comprised Weinberg seniors Victoria Zapater-Charette and Carol Feng,