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Jun 14, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Kanu Tewari, Tufts University

It’s Day 7 of getting to know our new chapter founders! We are excited to introduce Kanu Tewari from Tufts University.

Kanu is rising junior who is studying biology and community health. Kanu is no stranger to the global health sector. Check out an excerpt from her inspiring application in which she describes her experiences while interning with Partners in Health:

“As a member […]

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Jun 13, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Julie Christensen, Oberlin College

It’s Day 6 in our “15 Founders in 15 Days” segment, and we have a stellar addition to the GlobeMed family that we would like you to meet: Julie Christensen. Julie is a rising junior at Oberlin College who is a triple threat by majoring in Anthropology with minors Chemistry and Studio Art.

She is excited to bring GlobeMed to her campus because she believes […]

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Jun 12, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Divya Srinivisan, MIT

It’s now day five, and coming to us from MIT is Divya Srinivisan, a rising junior studying biology and management science. Her outstanding application shows just why we knew she would be an awesome chapter founder:

“In my junior year of high school, I helped to set up the Washington D.C. chapter of Pratham International. The proceeds that we had collected were from our […]

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Jun 11, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Hannah Chen, Emory University

Today, we are proud to introduce to you Hannah Chen from Emory University! As a rising sophomore, she is studying Chemistry, Global Health, and Economics. To hear more about Hannah’s incredible experiences, take a look at this excerpt from her stellar application:

“Inspired by the inequity of my luxurious American lifestyle versus the harsh lifestyle of those in underprivileged countries, I founded a new […]

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Jun 10, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Andrew Zureick, Dartmouth

Next to our list of founders is Andrew Zureick, a rising junior at Dartmouth who is studying Chemistry, Music, and Physics. To learn more about Andrew’s dedication not only to global health but to music, read this excerpt from his outstanding application:

“Without a doubt, Picasso was one of the greatest artists in history.  His amazing feats have impacted my work in another area […]

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Jun 8, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Andre Scarlato, Bethel University

We are thrilled to have Andre Scarlato as one of the new chapter founders! He is a rising sophomore at Bethel University and planning on majoring in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and Spanish. To get to know a little bit more about Andre, here is an awesome excerpt from his application:

“My senior year in high school, I was elected President of Student Council. While I […]

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Jun 5, 2011

GlobeMed Co-Founder, Peter Luckow and Dr. Raj Panjabi of Tiyatien Health, win Echoing Green

Huge congratulations to GlobeMed Co-Founder, Peter Luckow and Dr. Raj Panjabi of Tiyatien Health for winning the prestigious Echoing Green Fellowship!

This very well deserved award serves as a validation of their ongoing efforts to build a community health workforce to provide comprehensive primary care and advance justice in health in rural Liberia. Tiyatien Health is partnered with GlobeMed at the University of Michigan where they […]

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Jun 1, 2011

Sid Singh – Social Media Ambassador at the 2011 GBC Conference

As Victor and Tracy have already mentioned, on Wednesday morning, I will join more than 1,000 business executives, government officials, and professionals in the global health and non-profit fields at the opening sessions of the 2011 Global Business Coalition Conference as a Global Health Ambassador. Together, conference attendees hope to delve into a question that GlobeMed has also sought to answer: what is, truly, the responsibility of […]

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Jun 1, 2011

NOW: GlobeMedders cover the Global Business Coalition’s conference as Social Media Ambassadors

This morning, the Global Business Coalition for TB, AIDS, and Malaria conference kicked off in NYC. The conference gathers leaders from across the world to discuss how business can drive change in global health.

GlobeMed’s very own Victor Roy, Sid Singh, and Tracy Fuad are in full force as three selected “Social Media Ambassadors” connecting the conference to the blogo & tweetosphere. Over the next two […]

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Jun 1, 2011

Teaming up with MTV to fight HIV/AIDS: Engaging the private sector in the movement for global health

Shuga Episode 3 from MTV Staying Alive on Vimeo.

How can the public and private sectors work together to create an HIV-free generation in Kenya? MTV Staying Alive has produced a pretty compelling answer: a steamy, alluring television series called Shuga that raises HIV awareness in an effort to change behavior of youth in the the worst-affected African countries. Watch it here. Then imagine watching […]

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