On March 22 and 23, Northwestern University competed at the 2013 International Emory Global Health Case Competition at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s team was composed of Kate Klein, Kalindi Shah, Jamy Su, Caleb Hsieh, Danielle Westenberg and Alina Dunbar. Before they left for Atlanta, the students took some time out for an
Author: Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory
Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory is a Master’s Candidate at the Medill School of Journalism studying health & science reporting. A cancer-researcher-turned-multimedia-journalist, her passion for global health writing is propelled by a desire to use words to remedy the domestic and international health and human rights disparities she saw in the midst of her everyday life, work and travels. She is also a magazine editor and poet.
Northwestern University sent a team to Atlanta to compete at the 2013 International Emory Global Health Case Competition hosted by Emory University over the weekend of March 23. Caleb Hsieh — one of the students chosen to rep NU as part of the 2013 team — talked to us about his journey to and interests
Northwestern University will send a team to Atlanta to compete at the 2013 International Emory Global Health Case Competition hosted by Emory University over the weekend of March 23rd. Alina Dunbar – one of the students set to rep NU as part of the 2013 team – recently talked to us about her journey to
(BY: JENNIFER-LEIGH OPRIHORY & KIRSTIN FAWCETT VIA MEDILL REPORTS – CHICAGO) A movement spreading across Illinois is creating a health care revolution for refugees from countries including Burma, Bhutan and Iraq. For them, a health care safety net is forming in small towns and big cities, alike, where health professionals with a passion for improving
(MEDILL REPORTS – CHICAGO)
Charles Llewellyn survived the frontlines of an ongoing war.
Though the enemy is of microscopic proportions, total victory is yet to come.
But Llewellyn warns that if global prevention efforts cease, malaria-carrying mosquitoes would surge to pre-intervention levels and that could cost the lives of a million African children each year. The former Foreign Health Service Officer spoke at Northwestern University on Wednesday about “Malaria and Public Health in Africa, Reflections on a Career with USAID.”