Sabrina Mellinghoff (GH ’24) is a History of Science and Medicine and German Studies double major on the pre-med track. She grew up in New York, but her family hails from Germany and Hong Kong. Sabrina’s is passionate about both the specificity as well as the power of Global Health in its ability to both empower individual communities as well as improve lives on a nationwide or continental scale. Specifically, Sabrina is interested in the intersection of fields such as medicine and epidemiology with the social forces that shape communities and disease. She pursued this interest through her work at the Technical Institute of Munich’s Chair of Epidemiology where she used statistical research to conduct a social analysis on factors relating obstetric fistula and female genital mutilation to HIV rates among women in sub-saharan Africa. At Yale, Sabrina runs for the Women’s Track and Field Team and works as a Communication and Consent Educator, striving to improve sexual health on campus.