Team

Our E-Board
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Ethan Boultinghouse
Co-President
Major: Public Health
If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change?
Gag rule on gun violence research by CDC and other federal agencies
What kind of learner are you? Visual

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Amanda Abraham
Co-President
Major: Biological Anthropology
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose? Partners In Health because they are a non-profit that focuses on global health care organization to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them.

Processed with VSCO with f2 presetLaura Ofiara
Head of Awareness Committee
Major: Biology
What is the most pressing public health issue domestically or globally? Obesity is one of the most pressing public health issues, particularly among adolescents.
Write an interesting fact about yourself. I can ride my bike without using the handlebars.

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Kelsey Oliver
Head of Communications Committee
Major: International Affairs
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose? Last Mile Health, I believe they do great bottom-up public health work and have good values, missions, and goals in enhancing the future of innovative, global health delivery models.

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Adam Ricker
Co-Head of  Campaigns Committee
Major: International Affairs
If you could change a law that impacts public health, what would you change? Greater enforcement of pollution emission laws
If you could get lunch with one person, who would it be? Socrates

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Anisa Saraiya
Head of Finance
Major: Finance
If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would you go? Budapest. I’d love to learn about the city’s history, especially since it has a mix of Roman, Turkish, and Gothic styles as it has been home to many since the Stone Ages.
Favorite type of science? Social sciences (Economics, Political Science, Sociology)

Processed with VSCO with f2 presetSydney Spencer
Head of Campaigns
Major: Public Health
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose? Teen Feed, the first organization I ever volunteered at while in high school. Teen Feed is based in Seattle and serves as a location for meals and social services for homeless teenagers.

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Major: Public Health
What is the most pressing public health issue domestically or globally? Refugee health is a huge issue for which we need to be doing so much more.
If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change?
The Global Gag Rule

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Cameron St. Germain
GHU Co-Coordinator
Major: Public Health
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose? Providence Row- It is doing some incredible work for individuals experiencing homelessness in London and I had the opportunity to intern there while studying abroad.

Processed with VSCO with f2 presetElizabeth Campbell
Head of Chapter Engagement
Major: Public Health
In your opinion, what is the most pressing public health issue domestically or globally? The disproportionate effects of global warming on societies that contribute the least to the environmental changes. These effects include storms, droughts, and other severe weather events that entail more pressing health issues like the lack of clean water, shelter, and other resources.

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Ellie Smith
GHU Co-Coordinator
Major: Public Health
If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change?I would strengthen the ACA!
In your opinion, what is the most pressing public health issue domestically or globally?
Right now I’m very interested in health care in DC, and I think our most pressing problem here is lack of access to maternal health care.

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Youssef Sabha
Sponsorship Co-Coordinator
Major: Cellular and Molecular Biology
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose? WHO because they support many self-sustaining programs globally and are involved in community development.
Favorite type of science? Core sciences (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy)

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Aria Vyas
Head of Community Engagement
Major:  Psychology
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose? Save the Children, because they donate funds to provide basic necessities to provide aid and relief to the 4 million newborns that die every year.
What kind of learner are you? Audible

Our Committee Members

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Bridget Carl
Awareness Committee Member
Majors: Public Health and Economics
If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change? I would make it more challenging to get exemptions for childhood vaccinations, by making philosophical exemptions stricter. 
What kind of learner are you? Visual

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Shubha Kappuganaputi
Awareness Committee Member
Major: Public Health
If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change? Lack of clean access to water/waterborne diseases
What kind of learner are you? Visual

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Hunter Barr
Partnership Committee Member
Major: Cell and Molecular Biology 
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose? The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
If you could get lunch with one person, who would it be? John F. Kennedy

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Rhea Korde
Campaigns Committee Member
Major: Biology
What is the most pressing public health issue domestically or globally? The emergence of new diseases that are potentially lethal because of the lack of immunization treatments to combat them
What kind of learner are you? Visual

Processed with VSCO with f2 presetCaralyn Brandt
Campaigns Committee Member
Major: Public Health
If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change? Change subsidies laws to favor production of fruits and vegetables to make them more accessible for people living in poverty. 
What kind of learner are you? Visual

 

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Global Health University Committee Member
Major: International Affairs
What is the most pressing public health issue domestically or globally? Maternal and children’s health issues– there is a high morbidity rate of mothers & infants during childbirth in many communities.
What kind of learner are you? Visual

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Katie McGovern
Campaigns Committee Member
Major: Neuroscience
What is the most pressing public health issue domestically or globally? Maternal and children’s health issues– there is a high morbidity rate of mothers & infants during childbirth in many communities.

Brianna Abraham
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Major: Public Health
If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change? The Federal Food Stamp Act
If you could only listen to one band/artist for the rest of your life, who would it be? Chance the Rapper–his voice is like melting butter on a stack of pancakes

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Global Health University Committee Member
Major: International Affairs
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose? “Blood:Water” that partners with African grassroots campaigns to provide clean water and HIV/AIDS relief.

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Elizabeth Rhoades
Global Health University Committee
Major: International Affairs
What is the most pressing public health issue domestically or globally? The unsustainable provision of aid in development from overseas.
If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change? Expanding/correcting the Refugee Status Act of 1951

Processed with VSCO with f2 presetMargaret Nelson
Campaigns Committee Member
Major: Biomedical Engineering
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose? The International Women’s Health Coalition because women need to be healthy and independent in order to work towards equality.

 

Processed with VSCO with f2 presetVishal Nyayapathi
Awareness Committee Member
Major: International Affairs
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose?  Dalit Freedom Network because I hope to focus on empowering marginalized continental and diasporic South Asian communities.

 

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Daniela Mora Savovic
Sponsorship Committee Member
Major:
International Affairs with Global Health and Economics
If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change? I’m from Colombia, so if I could change a law in my country pertaining public health it would be abortion.

Processed with VSCO with f2 presetRachel Draplin
Communications Committee Member
Major: 
Exercise/Public Health
If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change? Not so much a law, but making good, quality healthcare more affordable and available to all.
What kind of learner are you? Visual

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Mackenzie Burke
Awareness Committee Member
Major: International Affairs
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose? Daraja Academy in Nanyuki, Kenya. It’s the first free all women’s secondary school in Kenya and they provide the means to an education and health services to girls coming from the most destitute conditions. 

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Vivika Fernes
Awareness Committee Member?
Major: 
Public Health
If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change? I would change laws pertaining to guns, considering the current situation.

If you could get lunch with one person, who would it be? Ellen Degeneres

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Sarah Salinger
Sponsorship Committee Member
Major: 
International Affairs
What is the most pressing public health issue domestically or globally? Lack of accessibility to reproductive health.

If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change?  Hyde amendment, because it prevents federal dollars from being used on abortion procedures

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Myra Akbar
Awareness Committee Member
Major: Biology
If you could donate $1 million to any organization, which one would you choose? The Loey-Dietz Syndrome Foundation–my cousin was diagnosed with this disease when he was 13 years old and he passed away last year at the age of 21. There is no cure yet for this disease because it was only discovered in the early 2000s.
What kind of learner are you? Visual

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Sarah Salinger
Sponsorship Committee Member
Major: 
International Affairs
What is the most pressing public health issue domestically or globally? Lack of accessibility to reproductive health.

If you could change a law that impacts public health, which would you change?  Hyde amendment, because it prevents federal dollars from being used on abortion procedures

 

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