Alison Zerbib (SY ‘23+1, she/her) is a History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health major on the pre-med track from Larchmont, New York. Alison hopes to become a doctor and understands the importance of having a solid foundation in global health to be a well-rounded physician. She is interested in learning more about global health, specifically as it relates to women’s and maternal health. Alison has held various internships relating to global health. Over the course of her gap year, she interned at Unite For Sight, a New Haven non-profit focused on eliminating barriers to eye care in India, Ghana, and Honduras. She also worked at SalivaDirect, a Yale School of Public Health saliva-based COVID-19 company focused on lowering the cost of testing. Currently, she serves as the primary research assistant for the production of Global Health 101 5e. In addition, Alison is a member of Yale Emergency Services (YEMS) and plans to serve with her EMT certification. Alison also worked as a research assistant for the Wyllie/Weinberger lab, which specializes in studying pneumococcal diseases. Over this past summer, she interned at a women’s health app based in India. She hopes to expand her awareness of global health by studying/working abroad in the future. Beyond academics, Alison has played tennis her whole life and is a member of the Yale Club Tennis team. In her free time, she loves exploring new food spots in the New Haven area, playing racquet sports (tennis, ping pong, and pickleball), and spending time with friends.