Category: Nutrition

Uganda, Mali, and Burkina Faso… and maybe an MPH/MSW? But that’s for the future! Global Health Alumni Interview with Jorie Larson (2010, SESP)

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

Young firecracker sparks sustainability summit

Ellen Gustafson, named Inc Magazine’s “Top 30 Under 30” in 2010, spoke Friday night to approximately 60 Northwestern students and visitors. She was the opening keynote speaker to Northwestern University’s 7th annual Summit on Sustainability, a two-day event. This conference brings students and the community together so people could exchange ideas on how to improve

Dr. Mark Molitch brings affordable health care to Bolivia

With cold and flu season upon us, people are flocking to the nearest CVS Pharmacy to get their annual flu shot. But what if it wasn’t that easy? What if all that stood between you and the nearest pharmacy was a 100-kilometer dirt road that may or may not be conducive to a four-wheel drive

Global Health students work to perfect technologies that aid in kangaroo mother care

Several students have recently returned from South Africa, where they worked testing various technologies developed for maternal and neonatal healthcare. As part of the Global Health program, students from various levels – undergrads as well as graduates – are working on developing appropriate technologies for new mothers and babies.  Among the most important of these