Global Health Scholars

Each year, approximately 20 undergraduate students in Yale College are selected for the Global Health Studies Program. Global Health Scholars are selected in the fall of their sophomore year, although in exceptional cases juniors may also be accepted. 

Read bios for alumni of the Global Health Scholars program.

 

Current Global Health Scholars:
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Jessica Ainooson
Jessica Ainooson (ES '20) is History of Science, Medicine, and …
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Krista Naomi Arellano
Krista Naomi Arellano (MY’21) …
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Mehdi Baqri
Mehdi Baqri (SY’21) is …
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Aishwarya Bhattacharya
Aishwarya Bhattacharya (PC '21) …
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Tim Bradley
Tim Bradley (GH '21) …
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Sam Brakarsh
Sam Brakarsh (MY '21) …
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Frida Calderon
Frida Calderon (Benjamin Franklin '20) is an Anthropology major from …
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Grace Chen
Grace Chen (BK’21) is …
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Joy Chiu
Joy Chiu (JE '19) is a Molecular, Cellular, …
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Eleanor Cook
Eleanor Cook (PC’21) …
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Debbie Dada
Debbie Dada  (PC’21) …
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Heidi Dong
Heidi Dong (MC '20) is a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental …
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Mila Dorji
Mila Dorji (SM ’20) is a Neuroscience major. He is …
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Yara El-Khatib
Yara El-Khatib (MY’21) is …
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Ayah Elmansy
Ayah Elmansy (BF’21) is …
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Gladys Fang
Gladys Fang (BF’ 20) is a Biomedical Engineering major. Lived …
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Vanessa Gutierrez-Maya
Vanessa Gutierrez-Maya (BR ’20) is a Global Affairs major originally …
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Lauren Kim
Lauren Kim (SM ’20) is a Environmental Studies major, concentrating …
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Madeleine Lee
Madeleine Lee (BR '19) is a sophomore in Branford College, …
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Marlika Marceau
Marlika Marceau (GH’21) is …
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Tanvi Mehta
Tanvi Mehta (BK '21) …
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Mary Miller
Mary Miller (TC ‘20) is an Ethnicity, Race, and Migration …
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Deena Mousa
Deena Mousa (JE ’20) is an Ethics, Politics, and Economics …
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Veena Muraleetharan
Veena Muraleetharan (PC ‘20) is an Anthropology major from Norman, …
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Charlie Musoff
Charlie Musoff (DC '20) is a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental …
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Christian Olivier
Christian Olivier is a Global Affairs/History of Science, Medicine, and …
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Drew Prinster
Drew Prinster (ES’21) is …
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Miranda Rector
Miranda Rector (ES '20) is an Anthropology major pursuing a …
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Ryan Ritraj
Ryan Ritraj (DC ’20) is a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental …
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Emma Rutan
Emma Rutan (SM’21) is …
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Natalie Schoen
Natalie Schoen (’20) is a pre-med HSHM major in Saybrook …
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Akila Shanmugham
Akila Shanmugham (BK’20) is from Downers Grove, Illinois and is …
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Yasamin Sharifi
Yasamin Sharifi is a Class of 2019 Global Health Scholar. 
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Safia Speer
From a small town in New Jersey, Safia Speer is …
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Sita Strother
Sita Strother (MC ‘20) is majoring in anthropology with a …
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Lucas Walz
Lucas Walz is a Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology major in …
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Leslie Wang
Leslie Wang (JE '19) is a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental …
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Ruiyan Wang
Ruiyan Wang (TD’21) is …
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Tavi Wolfwood
Tavi Wolfwood (MY’21) is …