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Meredith Starkman in Brazil

2016, Meredith Starkman

Written by William Foreman, originally published by Global Michigan. Meredith Starkman says one of the most emotionally trying experiences of her life happened on an education-abroad trip to Rio de Janeiro when she went...

Jennifer Bourlier

Jennifer Bourlier

Computer Science This summer I was given the opportunity to work with an organization called Hogar CREA in Costa Rica. I worked with boys aged 10-18 that have had previous problems with drugs. As...

Jesse Contreras

Jesse Contreras

Master’s Student, Public Health in Global Health Epidemiology I spent this summer leading a study in central Mexico on the association between exposure to untreated wastewater and diarrheal disease in children under five years...

Katherine Finn

Katherine Finn

Ph.D. Candidate, Nursing I had the opportunity to spend two months in Kampala, Uganda working with a multi-disciplinary research collaboration called Global Health Uganda. I joined an established study, led by professors from the...

Anna Joseph

Anna Joseph

Master’s Student, Social Work and Public Health This summer I interned at Clínica de Familia La Romana (CFLR), a clinic located in the eastern region of the Dominican Republic. CFLR provides a wide range...