Student Perspectives

Rodrigo Bazúa Lobato: If you want to be helpful, you need to be flexible and adapt your plans

I decided to spend my summer immersion working in Mexico City’s Ministry of Health to learn how the government functions from within, intending to evaluate the possibility of working with … Continue reading “Rodrigo Bazúa Lobato: If you want to be helpful, you need to be flexible and adapt your plans”

Mrinalini Darswal: Lessons in Inclusive Leadership: Collaboration in the decision process is as vital as the outcome

After two score years of dancing on the floor of public policy as an Indian public servant, I got an opportunity to be on the balcony to reflect on the … Continue reading “Mrinalini Darswal: Lessons in Inclusive Leadership: Collaboration in the decision process is as vital as the outcome”

Sarah Tsay: Bridging Public Health and Healthcare: The Path Toward Eliminating Racial Health Disparities

The relationship between public health and healthcare has always been essential to the promotion of health. However, this relationship is often simplified into neat dichotomies of individual health versus population … Continue reading “Sarah Tsay: Bridging Public Health and Healthcare: The Path Toward Eliminating Racial Health Disparities”

Gail Ranglin Edwards: Adaptive Leadership – A Tool for Self-Transformation & Effecting Change

Have you ever wondered what caused someone to change their life trajectory? Did they make the right decision? Was it for a good reason? Were they not happy with themselves, … Continue reading “Gail Ranglin Edwards: Adaptive Leadership – A Tool for Self-Transformation & Effecting Change”

Adele Houghton: Promoting Health and Creating Value through Co-Benefit Design

When I was about 13 years old, I was diagnosed with high cholesterol, anemia, and exercise-induced asthma. The previous year, I had started taking weekly shots to combat severe environmental … Continue reading “Adele Houghton: Promoting Health and Creating Value through Co-Benefit Design”