This summer, Elaine Shen traveled to Beijing, China to study the stories and lives of people living with diabetes as part of the Radulovacki Global Health Research Fellowship, which helps fund student research. Elaine is a Weinberg senior studying psychology and biological sciences, as well as global health. Tell us about your project. What inspired
Offering Culturally Appropriate Solutions to Global Problems: Northwestern SCS Students Conduct Diabetes Research in Palacios, Bolivia
Brooke Bachelor, Ashley Thorne, and Marc Deheeger embarked on a research trip to Palacios, Bolivia this past spring break to study diabetes. Their research took place at the Centro Médico Humberto Parra (CMHP), a primary care clinic created by Northwestern University physician Dr. Mark Molitch and his wife, Dr. Susan Hou of Loyola University Medical Center.
Hola desde Bolivia! We are Annsa, Danielle, and Gabby, and the three of us are recent Northwestern graduates, moving (perhaps a little too) quickly into the start of our M1 year at Feinberg. We are currently wrapping up our summer abroad in rural Bolivia, where we have been working with Centro Medico Humberto Parra (CMHP),