Rachel Park, WCAS ’10 Majors: Economics, International Studies Minor: Global Health Rachel Park graduated from Northwestern just as the Affordable Care Act began to completely reshape the landscape of health care in the U.S, something that drastically increased the number of Americans with health insurance and spurred dramatic changes in how health care works. Joining
Jenna Golan, WCAS 2006 Major: Anthropology Minor: Global Health Jenna Golan graduated from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences in 2006 with a degree in anthropology. After Northwestern, Jenna attended Columbia University and was awarded a Master’s in nutrition, and later a Master’s in epidemiology from Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Working with computer systems and working with the human body isn’t that different, at least not to David Leander. It’s all about solving problems. Problem-solving seems to come naturally to Leander, who tackled the coursework for majors in materials science, economics and Spanish while at Northwestern, in addition to a minor in global health studies.
Sara Melillo (Medill ‘04) Majors: Journalism, History Minor: African Studies What did you do after graduation and where are you now? Looking back, how do you see your path from NU to your current job? Immediately after graduation, I started graduate school at the Tulane School of Public Health working on my Master’s in Public Health with
Julia Polk (WCAS ’07) Major: Anthropology Minor: Global Health Studies For Julia Polk, it is as much about the little things as it is the big. Her passion for global health has truly been global—traveling from places like Brazil to South Africa and Israel—but her focus particular. Polk just couldn’t help herself from getting carried