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…

Wilfredo Matias

Wilfredo Matias

Wilfredo was born in the Dominican Republic and immigrated to New York with his family. He studied at New York University where he developed a passion for global health equity and decided he wanted to work to improve the lives of people living in underserved settings like the ones where he was from. He studied medicine at Harvard Medical School and spent several years working in rural Haiti on efforts…

Penny Sun

Penny Sun is a 2021 graduate from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with an MPH in global health and concentrations in leadership studies and humanitarian, ethics, and human rights. At Harvard Chan, she also served as the 2020-2021 Diversity & Inclusion Advocate for the Student Association. She graduated magna cum laude from Williams College with a BA in biology and a concentration in public health. Afterwards, Penny…

Fortunate Chifamba

Fortunate Chifamba

Fortunate Chifamba is a first-generation Master of Public Health graduate hailing from Zimbabwe. She lives in Alaska and works as an Infection Preventionist at Providence Alaska Medical Center. While pursuing her MPH in Global Health and Population, she completed a concentration in Maternal and Child Health through the school’s Maternal and Child Health Center of Excellence. She has been working with the Children’s Foundation of Mississippi as one of two…

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Samuel Johnston

Sam is a 2022 graduate from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with an MPH in Health Management. Before this, Sam worked as a medical practitioner in Melbourne, Australia, and has an interest in critical care medicine. He currently works at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. He graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2019 and was the recipient of the EH Embley…

Patience

Patience Sumbawiera Saaka

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Patience graduated with an MPH in Global Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with a concentration in Humanitarian Studies. She is a physician by training and prior to Harvard was pursuing her residency training in radiology in Ghana, where she comes from. 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…