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Assistant Director of Communications
As assistant director of communications for the IU Center for Global Health and AMPATH, Debbie shares stories about the university's partnerships to improve health care in Kenya and around the world. Contact her at 317-278-0827 or email@example.com.
Marissa Vander Missen is a second-year medical student at Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine. She is one of three Slemenda Scholars who spent the summer in Eldoret, Kenya, with the AMPATH partnership.
Sarah Boudova, MD, PhD, completed a rotation in Eldoret, Kenya with AMPATH in the Spring of 2022 during her 4th year of residency at IU School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN). She holds an MD and PhD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and an MS in chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania.
The newest cohort of Indiana University School of Medicine residents selected for the Interdepartmental Global Health Residency Track brings an array of life experiences and interests, while also sharing a commitment to improving health equity in the US and around the world.
Neal Patel is a second year medical student at IU School of Medicine. He was one of three students selected by the IU Center for Global Health as a 2021 Slemenda Scholar for the AMPATH Kenya partnership. Patel shares how this summer’s experience was uniquely impacted by COVID-19.
Cassie Anderson is a second year student at the IU School of Medicine and was one of three students selected by the IU Center for Global Health as Slemenda Scholars in the summer of 2021. Anderson shares how the experience built on her previous research interest and impacted her view of global health.
From her lab in northern Indiana, Molly Duman Scheel, PhD, prepares weapons to battle the deadliest animal on earth. Her target has no teeth or claws and can’t be killed with bullets, slings or arrows.
Joshua Matthews is one of three IU School of Medicine students selected as Slemenda Scholars this summer by the IU Center for Global Health. Matthews shares how this summer’s experience ties back to his childhood memories of AMPATH.
Researching new strategies to prevent transmission of HIV from mothers to babies aligns with the training and clinical interests of John Humphrey, MD, assistant professor of medicine at IU School of Medicine. But when he met mothers and healthcare workers in Kenya and listened to their stories, the interest became a passion.
Global Health Scholars Day, hosted each spring by the Indiana University Center for Global Health, spotlights diverse global health challenges and explores solutions envisioned by members of the IU community and their global collaborators.