All Posts: global health student stories

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Student Spotlight

Leo Shih

Meet School of Health student Leo Shih, a sophomore with a major in Global Health and a minor in Religion, Ethics, and World.…

January 31, 2024

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School of Health Students Practice Community-Led Approach to Health With Alaska Natives

When considering global health challenges, practitioners in the field often say “what’s global is local” and vice versa. This fall, Alaina Anderson (H’24) and Seareen…

November 9, 2023

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School of Health Students Finding Sustainable Health Solutions in Rural India

Through their student-run organization, Project RISHI (Rural India Social and Health Improvement), Georgetown undergraduate students including those from the School of Health are…

July 20, 2023

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From the Hilltop to the Backroads of Ghana

Students enrolled in the School of Health are offered a variety of experiential learning opportunities. Georgetown Health Magazine recently spoke with two undergraduate global…

July 13, 2023

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School of Health Undergraduates Conduct Research in Ghana as Part of a Team of Interdisciplinary Scholars

Two School of Health undergraduates embedded with a team of researchers say experiencing public health and cultural humility in real time has taken their global health coursework…

October 28, 2022

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Global Health Undergraduates Research Neglected Tropical Disease with Practicum Abroad Program

A small group of global health undergraduates from the School of Nursing & Health Studies embedded themselves in Chiapas, Mexico, to research Chagas disease. From there they…

May 27, 2022

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Undergraduates Shed Light on the Effects of COVID-19 in North Korea

NHS students Abigail Corrao (NHS’23) and Matthew Carvalho (NHS’23) researched COVID-19’s effects on North Korea and recently presented their findings at the inaugural…

May 13, 2022

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Georgetown Education Helps Global Health Junior Expand View of Opportunities in Health Field

Doha Maaty (NHS’23) majors in global health, minors in justice and peace, and participates in various organizations, including service as president of the Muslim Students…

October 12, 2021