Julia Polk returned to campus for Reunion Weekend and shared her story as a doctor in global health and advice for those interested in a similar direction. By Mira Wang, Medill ’18 Dr. Julia Polk knows a thing or two about the path less taken. After graduating from Northwestern University in 2007 with an anthropology
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When it comes to global health studies, many students are left wondering how to practically engage with the material learned in class while still making an income and supporting themselves. On May 1, the Office of International Program Development / Global Health Studies brought five faculty members from different disciplines together to talk about practical
Name: Veena Sriram (2006, WCAS) Major: History Minor: Global Health What did you do after graduation and where are you now? After graduating from NU in 2006, I moved to Accra, Ghana for a year on a Fulbright scholarship. I studied sexual and reproductive health in urban Muslim communities, and also interned with the United Nations Population Fund.
Name: Jorie Larson (2010, SESP) Major: Social Policy Minor: Global Health Only a few weeks after graduating from Northwestern University in the Spring of 2010, Jorie Larson was already on her way to Mali to work as a health education specialist with the Peace Corps. Two years later she is back in the US, temporarily, while