Deana is a third semester BUSPH Master of Public Health candidate in the Department of Global Health. Prior to starting her MPH degree, she worked for four years at Brigham and Women's TIMI Study Group, as a clinical trial protocol coordinator on two phase-three trials in cardiovascular clinical research. She hopes to take the knowledge and skills gained through her MPH and apply it in implementing public health programs focused on prevention of NCDs in global communities.
Monique Gainey is a dual degree candidate currently working on a Master of Science in Medical Science and Master of Public Health at Boston University. As a global health concentrator, she is especially interested in issues of managing disasters and complex humanitarian emergencies, cultural competency and evaluating international health programs. Her current research interests include the role nutrition has on maintaining health and preventing and treating diseases.
Dipika Gaur is an MS/MPH candidate at Boston University's School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Her interests include HIV-related stigma and discrimination, and improving maternal and child health in India.
Damilola Iyiola is a Masters of Public Health candidate in Boston University’s School of Public Health (with a concentration in Global Health). She is interested in mental health. More specifically, her work examines mental health programs in post-conflict zones in Africa.
Selam Hailu is an international student from Ethiopia with an M.Sc. degree in Experimental Pharmacology from the Addis Ababa University, College of Health Sciences and a B.Sc. degree in Pharmacy from the Addis Ababa University, School of Pharmacy. She is currently an MPH candidate at Boston University, School of Public Health with a concentration in Global Health and enrolled in the Pharmaceutical Certificate program. She has experience in pharmaceutical sales and supply chain management. She is interested in research in improving access, affordability, rational use of medicines.
Betsy Hinchey is a dual degree MBA/MPH student at Boston University concentrating in Global Health Management. She is interested in health system strengthening and primary health care in low-resource settings, and she hopes to work on projects related to this next year as a consultant for Deloitte.
Luisa LaSalle is a graduate student in the Global Health Department at the Boston University School of Public Health, where she is pursuing a dual degree in medical science and public health (MS/MPH). She graduated from Bowdoin College with a double major in Biology and Sociology. Luisa is interested in a career in medicine and public health, with a special focus on reproductive and women’s health.
Meagan McClafferty is a Master of Public Health student at Boston University.
Chris Nielsen is a Master of Public Health student concentrating in global health at Boston University. He plans to become a physician who has knowledge of public health perspectives and theories which will compliment his career serving diverse patient populations.
Jessica Praphath is an MBA/MPH candidate at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business and School of Public Health. She is interested in poverty alleviation through sustainable development and transforming how the social sector delivers services to marginalized communities. She currently holds a position as a Junior Consultant at John Snow Inc. in June 2017, she will join Third Sector Capital Partners – San Francisco as a Manager.
Abby Silber is a student at the Boston University School of Public Health, getting her MPH in Global Health. She is interested in international economic development, and the role that public health plays in global poverty. In this field, she has pursued research projects on poverty and disease in Honduras, substandard and affordable housing, and she assisted with a research project in midwifery in global health.
Vinayak Sinha, a January 2017 graduate of the Boston University School of Public Health, has a Master of Public Health, concentrated in Health Policy and Management. He is interested in using skills gained through his MPH to devise cohesive strategies and translate policy into actionable health delivery programs.
Alyssa Stetson is a dual Masters of Public Health / Masters of Medical Sciences student at Boston University. She will graduate in May 2017. Her past research has focused on pediatric bone marrow transplant and hematology in a global health setting.
Natasha Viveiros is an MPH student concentrating in Global Health at Boston University School of Public Health. She currently holds a position as a surgical intensive care nurse, and volunteers at a clinic providing primary care and outreach services to uninsured migrant populations. She is interested in humanitarian relief, community health work, and poverty alleviation, specifically in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries.