While teaching a health workshop at Rickover Naval Academy (a Chicago Public School) one of the students asked me “what does sex stand for and where was it first used?” Other questions and comments that other volunteers and I have received while teaching these workshops include, “I heard Nyquil is a form of birth control
Tag: global health studies
Trying to repair medical equipment in an area without a guaranteed power source can get frustrating. McCormick junior Aaron Shoemaker knows a lot about dealing with power and infrastructure issues after spending last summer in Tanzania volunteering as a medical technician. “At the end of the day you could try your hardest to fix a
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
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