Category: Students of Global Health

Presenter Recap: Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health Academy Conference 2019

By Hollyn Cetrone I had an amazing experience attending and presenting at the annual Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health Academy conference in Hyderabad, India from June 24-28. There were a multitude of opportunities to meet new people, hear about their current work, and exchange ideas. It was a unique experience for me since I was the

Presenter Recap: American Society of Nutrition’s Annual Conference

By Sam Balka Thanks to the Program in Global Health Studies’ Special Grant Funding, I had the opportunity to attend and present my research with Dr. Sera Young’s research group at the American Society for Nutrition’s annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland from June 8-10. For the past year, I have been working with Dr. Young

Student Reactions to CUGH 2019

Each year, the Consortium for Universities in Global Health (CUGH) hosts their annual conference, uniting global health practitioners from around the world in discussions of global health issues. CUGH’s 2019 conference, “Translation & Implementation for Impact in Global Health”, was held in Chicago and co-sponsored by Northwestern University, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, the University of

A Deeper Look at GESI

When I first heard about the study abroad program offered by the Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI) I was a little reluctant to apply. GESI combines two of the things I enjoy the most: community service and exploring unfamiliar territories. As someone who has always been interested in community service, spending a summer abroad engaging