Author: Emily Drewry

Junior at NU, majoring in journalism and international health and minoring in global health. I have been passionate about travel as long as I can remember, and writing about my experiences has been one of my biggest joys. Some of my favorite experiences abroad have been spending part of my junior year in Germany and teaching public health in Ghana. I love learning about global health because it appeals to my interest in global understanding and my lifelong belief in health equity.

Students of Global Health: Kingsley Leung

Looking back, Northwestern senior Kingsley Leung can recognize the instincts that led him to the field of global health. As a freshman in Weinberg in the fall of 2011, his first choice seminar was titled “Who Discovered HIV”. Beyond that class, however, Leung had little knowledge or awareness of the field of global health. Leung

Be the voices for the voiceless, says Kristof

Nicholas Kristof is a two-time Pulitzer award winning journalist whose op-ed columns for The New York Times have captivated the nation. His bi-weekly commentaries on current international events, as well as the publication of multiple books with common themes of human rights and development, have positioned him as an essential voice for those interested in

Global Health Corps and the Fight for Health Equity

Founded in 2008, Global Health Corps is an organization with the goal of attaining global health equity. As Northwestern University’s Class of 2015 begins to search for their post-graduation plans, whether it is employment, research, or higher education, GHC should be on the mind of anyone interested in global health and development. One of the

A study of social context within HIV prevention efforts

Héctor Carrillo, MPH, DrPH, is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender & Sexuality Studies at Northwestern University, where he also co-directs the Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN). His talk, titled “Immigrants, Shifting Social Contexts, and the Social Production of HIV Risk,” was presented as part of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

The Ebola Outbreak: Fast Facts and Resources

The global health world is abuzz this summer with the frightening spread of Ebola, a deadly virus that has emerged in frightening force over the past few months in West Africa. Officials are labeling the outbreak responsible for 826 deaths as of August 4, as organizations across the globe are stepping in to try and