Fall 2021 Rose Service Learning Fellows

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Christina Amutah

Christina is an MPH-45 student in the department of Global Health. She is also a medical student at the University of Pennsylvania. Christina is interested in reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa, health equity in the US, and the use of qualitative work to address both of those issues. Christina’s project focuses on understanding the priorities and concerns of men and matriarchal figures related to family planning methods and using this…

Clark Azubuike

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Clark is a medical doctor from Nigeria, he has worked in general practice in Nigeria at the intersection of public health and primary care services with special interest in infectious diseases. He is interested in understanding how the social determinants of health impact how people access healthcare services and how these factors impact their clinical outcomes as well as how to leverage digital health technology to mitigate these gaps. Clark…

Tanat Chinbunchorn

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Tanat is an MPH45 student in Global Health and Population program. His research interests include HIV prevention, substance use, and its intersection with mental health in the LGBTQ community. Tanat has worked on implementing HIV Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among community-based clinics in Thailand through empowerment and education of lay providers. Tanat is passionate about harm reduction strategies and novel services centered around the healthcare needs of people who inject drugs.…

Zeenith Ebrahim

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Zeenith is the founder of Jamii Life – a social enterprise that aims to redesign homecare to increase accessibility, transparency, quality care and peace of mind in South Africa. Jamii Life trains family caregivers to become accredited health workers. Zeenith’s grandmother, bedridden for 16 years, inspired Jamii Life. Before this, Zeenith led GE Healthcare’s Affordable Care and Indirect Channel Partners across Africa, focusing on enabling medical equipment access across Africa.…

Melanie Etti

Melanie Etti is a medical doctor from the UK who is currently enrolled in the Master of Public Health (Global Health) degree program. Following completion of her general medical training, she undertook a clinical research fellowship in Kampala, Uganda where she worked on a project aimed towards measuring levels of protective immunity against Group B Streptococcus in mother-baby pairs. During this time, she also worked as coordinator for the Maternal,…

Ayah Hamdan

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Ayah Hamdan received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health from UC Berkeley and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Ayah is a proud daughter to Palestinian immigrants and was born and raised in the Bay Area, California. Ayah is excited about creating solutions that leverage the intersection of health & technology to promote more equitable health care access. She is also the…

Griffin Jones

Griffin Jones

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Griffin Jones (he/his) is a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and has committed his career to scaling innovations aimed at improving the health of marginalized populations. Most recently, Griffin served as the Interim Director of Strategic Investment at the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) executing on diverse legislative directives to invest over $80 million through programs targeting the Commonwealth’s most…

Christine Kendall

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Christine has spent her career focused on issues related to poverty and equity. Christine has the privilege of regularly working with young moms in her role as board chair at Roca. Christine is the CEO of a consulting firm she founded, SmarterGive, where she provides strategic advice to philanthropic donors interested increasing their impact. She speaks and writes about a variety of topics related to social change. Prior to SmarterGive,…

Stephanie Martinez-Fernandez

Stephanie Martinez-Fernandez

Stephanie is a storyteller with experience conducting quantitative and qualitative, ethnographic research in the U.S., Morocco, and Myanmar centered around the migrant experience, home-building, and neighborhoods. She is currently a master’s student in the Global Health and Population department. Stephanie’s project, in partnership with the Neighborhood Food Action Collaboration in Boston, focuses on increasing SNAP benefits enrollment through individualized education, outreach, & application assistance to address the household food insecurity…

Juliet McCann

Juliet is a second-year Master of Science student in the Department of Global Health & Population. Her research interests are centered around understanding the facilitators and barriers to optimal child nutrition and early childhood development outcomes. At HSPH, she has collaborated on a project examining the impacts of COVID-19 on food systems and nutrition services in Ethiopia. She has additionally contributed to the analysis of a cluster-randomized control trial in…

Naana Nkrumah-Ababio

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Naana is a Master of Public Health student in Health Policy. She is a physician from Ghana, West Africa, where she provided care for patients with Sickle Cell Disease and cancers of the blood. Her interest is in global oncology with an emphasis on addressing cancer treatment inequities. Naana’s project focuses on addressing disparities in cancer care among minority groups in Boston by creating a culturally appropriate, community-facing precision communication…

Patience Saaka

Patience is an MPH candidate in the Department of Global Health and Population with a concentration in Humanitarian Studies. Prior to Harvard, she was pursuing her residency training in radiology in Ghana. She is passionate about ending gender-based violence and has done previous work with adolescent survivors of sexual exploitation and abuse, providing them with access to reproductive healthcare and mental health services. She also has an interest in promoting…

Jhordan Wynne

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Jhordan is a 3rd year doctoral student in the Nutrition department. Her research focuses on caregiver decision-making specific to infant and child feeding practices among afro-descendant families in the Americas. She is interested in exploring cultural nuances of social norms and behaviors around eating and the impact of cultural dissonance on body esteem and expectations in early childhood. Jhordan’s project focuses on understanding the perceived cultural relevance of child feeding…