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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Nafeesa Abuwala
Nafeesa Abuwala (BK '19) is a Cognitive Science Major. Her …
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Jessica Ainooson
Jessica Ainooson (ES '20) is History of Science, Medicine, and …
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Jude Alawa
Jude Alawa (BR '19) is a prospective Global Affairs and …
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Frida Calderon
Frida Calderon (Benjamin Franklin '20) is an Anthropology major from …
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Eric Chen
Eric Chen (SY ’19) is a Biomedical Engineering major with …
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Joy Chiu
Joy Chiu (JE '19) is a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental …
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Cecilia Crews
Cecilia Crews (ES ’19) is a Political Science major from …
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Seyram Dodor
Seyram Dodor (SY '19) is a current History of Science, History …
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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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Gabriela Esnaola
Gabriela Esnaola (ES ’19) hails from Philadelphia, PA and 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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Omair Khan
Omair Khan (BR '19) is a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental …
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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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Emma Lower
Emma Lower (ES ’19) is a Molecular, Cellular and Developmental …
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Brian Matusovsky
Brian Matusovsky (PC ’19) is an Ecology and Evolutionary Biology major. …
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Laura Michael
Laura Michael (PC ’20) is an Applied Mathematics Major from …
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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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Jessica Powell
Jessica Powell (DC ’19) is a History of Science, History …
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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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Rebecca Schapiro
Rebecca Schapiro (DC ’19) is a History of Science, Medicine …
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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
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Tsedenya Simmie
Tsedenya Simmie (JE '19) is an anthropology and sociology major …
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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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Veeraya Tanawattanacharoen
Veeraya (Kate) Tanawattanacharoen (PC ’19) is a Molecular, Cellular, and …
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Annie Tarte
Annie Tarte grew up in Tampa, Florida and is pursuing …
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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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Claire Young
Claire Young (TD '19) is a sophomore in the development …