Tag: world health organization

On Taking Opportunities — Global Health Alumni Interview with Jenna Golan (WCAS 2006)

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.

The Case: Envision a New World Health Organization

Five Northwestern University representatives attended the 6th annual Emory University Global Health Case Competition March 27-30 in Atlanta. The team consisted of undergraduate students Pooja Garg and Emily Drewry, Feinberg School of Medicine students Smith Sarma and Suvai Gunasekaran, and Northwestern School of Law student Abena Hutchful. Emory hosted 24 teams from schools across the

‘Contagion’ echoes the reality of public health outbreaks

Anyone who sees the Hollywood thriller “Contagion” may be a little on edge. In the film an unknown pathogen moves from Hong Kong to Chicago before globetrotting in a ruthless killing spree. The medical community struggles to contain it and find a cure as the world panics, falling into chaos. Could an epidemic like “Contagion”