Category: General

Perseverance is incredibly valuable – Global Health Alumni Interview with Caitlin Callahan (WCAS 2012)

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

Feinberg’s Global Health Day 2012

On Wednesday, September 5th, Feinberg School of Medicine hosted its annual Global Health Day. Featuring a career panel and poster session, this event highlighted the international experience of doctors from all walks of life as well as the research of current medical students. At the panel, seven doctors, all with international clinical, research, and/or volunteer

My Summer Internship at the Obesity Institute of Children’s National Medical Center

Sophia Blachman-Biatch (WCAS 2013) Major: Psychology Minor: Global Health Certificate: Integrated Communications Marketing Location: Washington, D.C. I began in Washington, D.C. at the Obesity Institute (OI) at Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC) this summer in order to work on the development of OI’s newest program as well as support and learn about some of the

Haiti Trip: A big step in the right direction

Michael Aleman (MEAS, 2014) Major: Mechanical Engineering Minor: Global Health Location this summer: Haiti Although I had originally planned to spend upwards of a month in Haiti, my back problems progressed to the point that I had to call it quits two weeks early. The issue, in part, was that the hospital did not have

Researching Parkinson’s disease in beautiful Lausanne this summer

Smitha Sarma Major: Biological Sciences Minor: Global Health, Psychology Location this summer: Lausanne, Switzerland       My name is Smitha Sarma and I am a rising junior majoring in Biological Sciences with minors in Global Health and Psychology. As an aspiring doctor, I am interested in understanding the scientific process behind the generation of