This summer, Elaine Shen traveled to Beijing, China to study the stories and lives of people living with diabetes as part of the Radulovacki Global Health Research Fellowship, which helps fund student research. Elaine is a Weinberg senior studying psychology and biological sciences, as well as global health. Tell us about your project. What inspired
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.
Working with computer systems and working with the human body isn’t that different, at least not to David Leander. It’s all about solving problems. Problem-solving seems to come naturally to Leander, who tackled the coursework for majors in materials science, economics and Spanish while at Northwestern, in addition to a minor in global health studies.
Sara Melillo (Medill ‘04) Majors: Journalism, History Minor: African Studies What did you do after graduation and where are you now? Looking back, how do you see your path from NU to your current job? Immediately after graduation, I started graduate school at the Tulane School of Public Health working on my Master’s in Public Health with
Julia Polk (WCAS ’07) Major: Anthropology Minor: Global Health Studies For Julia Polk, it is as much about the little things as it is the big. Her passion for global health has truly been global—traveling from places like Brazil to South Africa and Israel—but her focus particular. Polk just couldn’t help herself from getting carried