Recently the Global Health Portal spoke to Maya Krasnow (Psychology/Global Health Studies, WCAS 2015), who spent her summer introducing a tablet app to help health promoters decrease malnutrition in children in a small village in the highlands of southwestern Guatemala. Tell us about your project. What inspired your work? Guatemala suffers the sixth-worst malnutrition in the
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Director of Communications, Office of International Relations
Pamela Wax Major: Biological Sciences I Minor: Global Health I HPME Spring 2014 Tell us about your project. What inspired your work? Since I began taking French in seventh grade I have said that one day I would do genetic research in Paris, what I had heard was the genetic capitol of the world. This dream
Caitlin Callahan (WCAS 2012) Major: Political Science, International Studies Minor: Global Health Caitlin Callahan, Global Health alumna ’12, is a Global Health Corps fellow at Public Health Solutions in New York City. Public Health Solutions has programs addressing maternal and child health, nutrition, access to health insurance, HIV prevention and care, and smoking cessation. The
Angela Dao (WCAS 2012) Major: Biology, Global Health Current Location: Dakar Senegal Hello hello! I’m Angela, a recent 2012 graduate from NU, studying Biology and Global Health. Currently, I’m working as a Program Coordinator for HIV/TB activities at the regional level for the Millennium Village Project, www.millenniumvillages.org. Based in Dakar, Senegal, there are a total
Name: Veena Sriram (2006, WCAS) Major: History Minor: Global Health What did you do after graduation and where are you now? After graduating from NU in 2006, I moved to Accra, Ghana for a year on a Fulbright scholarship. I studied sexual and reproductive health in urban Muslim communities, and also interned with the United Nations Population Fund.