Tina Chen

Tina (Szu-Yu) Chen

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Tina is a Masters in Pubic Health-45 student in the Health Management department and her research interests lie in human-centered design, effective technology utilization, and healthcare access in vulnerable populations. She is a family physician in Canada who is interested in innovative strategies to improve access to care. Tina’s project focuses on implementing digital communication strategies and evaluating outcomes for Project HUGS, a COVID-response program that provides social and behavioral…

Allie Dyer

Rose Service Learning Fellow

An MPH student in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Allie is a Portland-born, Antigua-rooted medical student, educator, writer, growing healer, and community organizer with a passion for reproductive justice, decolonial discourse, and the healing of historical and intergenerational trauma. She has a call toward bridging allopathic medicine and traditional wisdoms in service to the healing of and justice for all oppressed under the current systems of power. Allie’s…

Han Choi

Han Choi

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Han is a SM2 student in the Global Health and Population department and her research interests are in early childhood development and youth empowerment. Her experience in community based participatory action research allows her promote capacity building as she builds on community engagement. Han’s project focuses on amplifying the voices of females community youth leaders in rural Pakistan using creative global platforms.

Maura Alvarez

Maura Alvarez Baumgartner

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Maura is an MD and now an MPH student at the Department of Global Health with an interest in working with underserved communities, especially those living in remote areas. She has worked for more than 5 years with indigenous communities in her country (Venezuela), and she has created two not-for-profit projects to improve the healthcare access to these communities (CUMIS and Proyecto Shaman). Maura’s project focuses on improving access to…

Jonathan Cruz

Jonathan Cruz

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Jonathan is a MPH-45 student in the department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, with concentrations in Population Mental Health, Maternal & Child Health, and Humanitarian Studies. He is interested in the interplay between mental and physical health for vulnerable populations, especially among pregnant women, racial/sexual minorities, and refugees. Prior to Harvard, he worked in the clinical research and higher-education spheres. He has a BA in Public Health from Brown, and…

Allison Hempenstall

Allison Hempenstall

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Allison is a primary care physician, researcher and medical educator who is committed to improving health outcomes with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia. She is a fellow with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and has been working across the Torres Strait for the past three years. In 2020, Allison was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to undertake her Masters of Public Health specialising in global…

Hamed Khachan

Hamed Khachan

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Hamed is an MPH-45 in clinical effectiveness candidate, with a strong passion for public health law, policy, and management and aims to alleviate healthcare disparities among diverse and under-served populations. He is also passionate about health tech, patient-centered design. Hamed is an advocate for health in all policies, dedicated to addressing social, economic, and environmental factors to foster more equitable, inclusive communities. He is experienced in partnership-building with communities, non-profit,…

Cristina Gago

Cristina Gago

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Cristina is a third-year doctoral student in the Population Health Sciences program. Through her doctoral work in the Nutrition Field of Study, she plans to study how, in resource-limited settings, behavior-change theory and family-based obesity prevention models can be effectively applied as well as how related programming may be evaluated. Cristina plans to evaluate — via semi-structured interviews — a culturally adapted, text-based nutrition education intervention for Latino adults in…

Kwabena Lartey

Kwabena Lartey

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Kwabena is an MPH candidate in the department of Global Health. His interests are in Adolescent Health, particularly Sexual and Reproductive Health. Through personal lived experiences, Kwabena realized the need for an effective and safe model for delivering Sexual Health Education to Ghanaian children. He has worked with prior organizations in advancing this cause, and hopes to scale his work to a much larger platform through ‘Books for Him &…

Kimberly Mendoza

Kimberly Mendoza

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Kimberly is a masters student in the department of Health Management with a concentration in Humanitarian Studies, Ethics and Human Rights. She earned her bachelors degrees from Southern Methodist University in Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Spanish Literature. She earned her Masters and PhD in Chemistry from Rice University and earned her MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch. Kimberly has lived abroad in a variety of countries pursuing her…