Lucy Chin

Hometown: Bethesda, MD

Year: Senior

Major(s)/Minor(s): Anthropology (GHE) and AMCS double major, with a minor in Art History.

What were you doing this summer?

Civic Scholars project, which included supporting a social justice education camp called AnyTown and helping with research at a think tank called the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce!!

Why do you love GlobeMed?

I love GlobeMed for all the reasons...!! but mostly right now, I love GlobeMed because of the amazing community and new perspectives that it encourages me to consider, as well as the holistic way we tackle problems.

What is your spirit vegetable/fruit and why?

Sweet potatoes because they are amazing.


Rachel Lowen

Hometown: Boca Raton, FL

Year: Junior

Major(s)/Minor(s): GHE and Healthcare Management majors, with a French minor

What were you doing this summer?

I worked at a consulting company called The Kannico Agency whose clients are entirely non profit organizations. Kannico helps non profits get started from scratch in addition to working with well established non profits who need help with funding, grant writing, board of directors, improving their mission statement, and everything in between. I also interned part time at Delray Medical Center on a project to improve patient satisfaction. I learned a great amount about the inner workings of a hospital and the many people who Impact each patient. 

Why do you love GlobeMed?

I love GlobeMed because of the people. I love coming together every Wednesday night for chapter to have meaningful conversations about global health all while laughing and having a great time. Some of my favorite people at WashU are people I have met through GlobeMed. 

What is your spirit vegetable/fruit and why?

Mango because it is yellow, which has been my favorite color since I turned one. Mango is also amazing, and delicious, and also my favorite fruit. 


Poorva Jain

Hometown: Saratoga, CA

Year: Junior

Major(s)/Minor(s): Biology

What were you doing this summer?

I did research here at a neuroscience lab on campus and then at nights I would work at a non profit called the International Institute where I worked with immigrants and refugees to help them become citizens. I also went through RA training.

Why do you love GlobeMed?

It keeps me grounded. It gives me an outlet to actually do work in public health and have conversations with people that I find meaningful and go beyond the simple small talk. 

What is your spirit vegetable/fruit and why?

Mango


Sophie Abo

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Year: Sophomore

Major(s)/Minor(s): hmmm we shall see (maybe global health and environment? or environmental biology?) 

What were you doing this summer?

Took organic chemistry and traveled to Greece!

Why do you love GlobeMed?

All the wonderful GlobeMed people!

What is your spirit vegetable/fruit and why?

A purple carrot :) 


Ani Gururaj

Hometown: Chesterfield, MO

Year: Sophomore

Major(s)/Minor(s): Chemistry and Anthropology

What were you doing this summer?

Interning at Partners at Partners in Healt.

Why do you love GlobeMed?

The people, and our commitment to fight global health inequality.

What is your spirit vegetable/fruit and why?

Strawberry because they are sweet.


Hayley Wolf

Hometown: Woodbury, NY

Year: Junior

Major(s)/Minor(s): Global Health and the Environment major with minors in Italian and Political Science

What were you doing this summer?

Interning for a medical nonprofit called Saving Mothers! It's been such an amazing experience to work alongside medical professionals running a nonprofit organization. They are dedicated to eradicating unnecessary maternal deaths and promoting family planning methods in Kenya, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic.

Why do you love GlobeMed?

I love GlobeMed because I am always learning new things alongside a group of amazing, dedicated, and interested students.

What is your spirit vegetable/fruit and why?

I would be a clementine because they're cute and who doesn't like a clementine?!             (Honestly I have no clue)


Urvi Sinha

Hometown: Pineville, NC

Year: Junior

Major(s)/Minor(s): Global Health & Environment, Biochemistry

What were you doing this summer?

This summer I worked at the Chalker Lab at WashU as part of BioSURF, studying gene silencing in Tetrahymena.

Why do you love GlobeMed?

I love GlobeMed because it combines my passions for social justice and healthcare by seeking to promote health in a sustainable, respectful and equitable way.

What is your spirit vegetable/fruit and why?

Celery. I don't know why, but it just feels right.

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