Author: Virginia Nowakowski

Virginia is a senior studying Journalism and Global Health. She is from Rochester, Minnesota, home of Mayo Clinic and the growing Destination Medical Center, which first interested her in health issues. After an amazing semester studying health in Paris, she is looking forward to future opportunities for combining journalism and health.

Managing Global Health Challenges: Cultural Competency and Health Disparities

Dr. Sonja Boone, the chief medical officer of Alegis Care, spoke to more than 20 students about cultural competency and health disparities in the United States in Annenberg Monday, February 8th, as part of Professor Michael Diamond’s “Managing Global Health Challenges” course. Boone opened the lecture by breaking down the factors that influence doctor-patient relations,