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Jul 4, 2011

Pragmatic Solidarity + Global Health Equity = GlobeMed

Ramen noodles. Untouched laundry. Coupon aficionados. These fragmented thoughts encompass the profile of a typical college student.

Fighters for social justice. Destroyed apathy. World Changers. Through empowering organizations such as GlobeMed, the role of a “typical” college student is being dramatically transformed.

Prior to accepting this internship, my involvement with GlobeMed started last summer. Olivia Koshy, the current Co-president of the University of Texas chapter of GlobeMed, approached me with the idea of starting GlobeMed on campus. The mission […]

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Jun 30, 2011

Meet the 2011 GlobeMed National Office Summer Interns!

The 2011 summer interns would like to officially introduce ourselves! We’ve been having an incredible time at the National Office here in Evanston, IL. We are learning enormous amounts of information, which has been critical for our personal growth as GlobeMed chapter members and students who are engaged in global health. We thought it would be nice to start this blog so you guys can learn […]

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Jun 24, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Colleen Bell, Whitman College

We have reached our last (and as we all know, definitely not least) newest chapter founder!

A rising sophomore at Whitman College, Colleen Bell is studying Biology, Chemistry, and Psychology.  GlobeMed is super happy to welcome what is sure to be an amazing chapter! Colleen gave us a little information about what inspired her interest in global health and we want to share her response […]

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Jun 23, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Emilia Kihslinger, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Our 14th newest chapter founder is Emilia Kihslinger, a rising sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She is currently studying Anthropology, Entrepreneurship, French, and is Pre-med, which is quite a load.  What a rock star!  In High School, Emilia founded her own global health organization.  Here is what she has to say about it:

“I got approval from the principal of my 800 person Catholic high school to start […]

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Jun 22, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Marina Fitzpatrick, University of Washington

We want to give a lot of GlobeMed love to Marina Fitzpatrick from the University of Washington. Marina is a rising sophomore studying International Studies and Global Health.  In the founder application, we asked Marina to describe an event her chapter could host to support a campaign to raise money to buy bicycles for community health workers.  Here is her creative response!

“I think we should capitalize […]

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Jun 21, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Parth Shah of the University of Virginia

Our next fantastic founder is Parth Shah, a rising junior from the University of Virginia, where he is studying Biology and Public Health.  The GlobeMed family is so excited to welcome him and his chapter!  Here is a really inspiring quote from his application that tells a little bit about Parth’s life and motivation!

“I lived in Uganda until moving to Virginia at the age of […]

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Jun 20, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Genevieve Gill-Wiehl, University of Notre Dame

We are so pumped to welcome Genevieve Gill-Wiehl as one of our newest chapter founders!  Genevieve is a rising sophomore at the University of Notre Dame. While majoring in English, she is also on a premed track.  Just goes to show you how multidisciplinary GlobeMed truly is! Here is an amazing quote from her application to get to know her better!

“Four-two-three, five-two-three, six-two-three. I have […]

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Jun 17, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Selena Suhail-Sindhu, Rutgers University

It’s Day 10 on our 15 founders in 15 days segment, so let’s show some GlobeMed love to this incredible new founder: Selena Suhail-Sindhu.

Selena is a rising junior at Rutgers University studying Anthropology and History. Check out this visionary excerpt from Selena’s application:

“I see so much potential in the power of this enormous community of students, (about 40,000 students), but I also see […]

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Jun 16, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Aryn Tuinzing, University of Denver

It’s Day 9 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: Aryn Tuinzing from the University of Denver! Aryn is a triple threat sophomore majoring in Biology, Leadership Studies and Spanish. Rock on Aryn! To get to know this ambitious founder a little bit better, read this great […]

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Jun 15, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Stephanie Lux, University of Cincinnati

It is Day 8 on our exciting journey in meeting all of our new chapter founders. Today we will be getting to know the lovely Stephanie Lux from the University of Cincinnati. Stephanie is a rising sophomore who is studying to become a nurse. Take a look at how Stephanie is going to be an awesome chapter founder by reading an excerpt from her awesome […]

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