Author: Lyz Hoffman

In addition to writing for the Global Health Portal, Lyz Hoffman is a graduate student at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. She is working toward a Master’s degree in Journalism, with specializations in health/science reporting and some magazine writing.

Dr. Evan Lyon epitomizes a Partner in Health

“It gives us a way of looking at big-picture stuff.” The question was about the benefits in thinking of health as a human right, and those words were the answer of Dr. Evan Lyon, during a guest lecture he gave recently to Northwestern University students. Lyon’s day job is spent as a professor of medicine

Feinberg student finds new experiences in Guatemala

Since August of last year, Feinberg student Nicole Araneta has been working in a medical clinic in Guatemala, honing her Spanish and immersing herself in a community in need of medical care. Asociación Pop Wuj, the non-profit cooperative where Araneta spends her days, offers the services of a primary care clinic for free to families