Sara Phillips

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Sara is a dual MD/MPH candidate studying Social and Behavioral Sciences with a specialization in Maternal Child Health. Her research interests are maternal mortality and morbidity among Native women in the US. Sara specifically focuses on assessing the interplay between the legacy of colonization and the perpetuation of health disparities. As an aspiring physician, Sara plans a clinical and research career in OBGYN, hoping to be a stalwart advocate for…

Sherine Powerful

Sherine Andreine Powerful

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Sherine Andreine Powerful, MPH (ID: Sherine, Mx., she, they), is a Doctor of Public Health candidate at Harvard Chan. As a Black Caribbean Feminist, she is committed to celebrating and furthering pleasure, healing, and liberation for Black, Brown, and Indigenous peoples and persons of diverse a/genders and a/sexualities. In this current critical juncture, her lived experiences are moving her towards the creation/curation of a life in which pleasure is greater…

Stephanie Sun

Stephanie Sun

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Stephanie is an internal medicine physician and MPH candidate in Clinical Effectiveness within the Department of Epidemiology. Her interests are in healthcare systems delivery improvement in resource-denied settings, health equity, and graduate medical education. She works clinically with the Mass General Hospital on the Hospital Medicine Unit, and at the Rosebud Indian Health Service in the outpatient and inpatient departments. Stephanie’s project focuses on understanding healthcare workers’ perspectives and viewpoints…

Tiffany Alunan

Tiffany Alunan

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Tiffany is a second year MPH student in Health Policy, and she brings a myriad of experience from her previous work in healthcare consulting, health policy research, and most recently state government. With her MPH degree, she hopes to design, implement, and advance equitable policies that address disparities among marginalized communities. In her free time, you can catch Tiffany enjoying yoga, painting, and listening to podcasts. Tiffany’s project will provide…

Alya Alsager

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Alya is a Master of Science student in the Department of Global Health and Population. Her research interests are largely focused on risk and protective factors in early childhood development. Alya has had prior experience in program measurement and evaluation, where she focused on the impact of childcare intervention on executive functioning in Middle Eastern children. For her project, Alya will be working alongside members of a Nairobi-based NGO on…

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…

Esias Bedingar - RSL Fellow 2022 (2)

Esias Bedingar

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Esias is a doctoral student in Health Systems in the Global Health and Population department. Esias is interested in identifying health system priorities, designing health insurance schemes, and measuring their impact on access and quality of care in Chad. Esias’ project focuses on assessing the perceptions and beliefs of the Chadian youth (aged 15-24) on sexuality as it relates to HIV and AIDS transmission and prevention.

Alina Bhojani

Rose Service Learning Fellow

Alina is a first-year Master of Science student in the Department of Global Health & Population with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health. She is passionate about early childhood development, with a particular interest in early childcare and education in low-and middle-income countries. In partnership with Kidogo, Alina’s project will focus on the holistic development of young children in Kenya.  

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.…