Category: Global Health Alumni Series

NU alum “Engage”-ing Chicago with global health

For Northwestern University alumna Christina Cole, graduating with a degree in global health (as well as political science) was not enough—she wanted to continue exploring it. Since last year, Cole has been a part of PIH Engage, an all-volunteer movement from Partners in Health spearheaded by Cole’s fellow alum and PIH’s community engagement coordinator, Jon

NU alum gets Fulbright to help make Indian textile factories more eco-friendly

Recent graduate Ben Shorofsky came to Northwestern with a passion for the environment. After getting a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering last year, Shorofsky went on to complete the Master’s degree program of the same field, and earned a certificate in global and ecological health engineering at the same time. In his work for the

Talking global health equity with NU alum and PIH employee Jonathan Shaffer

While a student at Northwestern University from 2005 to 2009, Jonathan Shaffer made his passion for health-as-a-human-right known. For two years, he served as the president of the school’s GlobeMed program, increasing the student involvement threefold and helping to raise more than $12,000 for medical efforts in Ghana. After he graduated with a bachelor’s degree