Adam Kraus I’m a member of the Class of 2014 planning on double majoring in Biology and Anthropology modified with Global Health. I became involved in GlobeMed because I am very passionate about global health. GlobeMed is an organization that has a clear mission and works to help international organizations in a tangible way. It creates lasting partnerships with international organizations and expands our concept of culture and world health. I am also involved in volunteering for Hospice and the Dartmouth Global Leadership Program. I am doing research for the Dartmouth Institute on cardiovascular specialties and care. I love to play guitar, listen to music, hang out, and bike. I’m so excited to raise money for such a valuable organization and have to chance to meet amazing people through GlobeMed!
Melissa An I’m a sophomore at Dartmouth College from St. Louis, Missouri. I plan on majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in the Anthropology of Global Health as well as attending medical school after graduation. Other activities I am involved in on campus include China Care, a group that provides medical care for orphaned children in China, psychiatry research at the Dartmouth Medical School, and working with autistic children within the community. I’m also into music, tennis, traveling, and photography.
Yesha Maniar I’m a sophomore at Dartmouth College, and I am pre-med, majoring in Government. I became involved in GlobeMed because I am really interested in global health, specifically maternal and child health, which is the focus of our partner organization KWAT. On campus, I am involved in Raaz (South Asian Dance Group), Dartmouth Coalition on Global Health and Social Equity, Dartmouth Model United Nations and I am also a research assistant for a professor at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The research I am participating in is public health policy regarding child health in the U.S. I want to eventually become a pediatrician and work in the global health field. I am really excited to be part of GlobeMed this year!
Katherine Cima Hi! My name is Katherine Cima and at Dartmouth I am an Environmental Studies Major with an International Studies minor. I joined GlobeMed because I am very interested in global health and learning about different global health initiatives around the world as well as raising money for our partners at Kachin Women’s Association in Thailand. On campus I play women’s club soccer, I am a mentor against violence, and I am currently doing research with professors in the Anthropology Department.
Diandra Wong I’m a member of the Class of 2014 at Dartmouth College, and I am majoring in History and minoring in Biology. After graduation, I plan to attend medical school. On campus, I am also involved in Standpoints: Dartmouth’s Global Health Magazine that seeks to raise global health awareness on campus and aims to provoke thought and discussion about global health issues amongst our readers. I am also a research assistant for a professor in the History Department. I became involved in GlobeMed because of my interest and passion for global health. In particular I was attracted to GlobeMed because of its mission of creating a long term partnership between students in the United States with international organizations.
Nina Boal I’m a 14 pre-med majoring in Geography with a concentration in International Development and minoring in Biology. I originally joined GlobeMed because of my interest in global health and it has allowed me to give back and connect directly with our grassroots organization KWAT. I feel like I know exactly what my efforts are going towards- allowing us to focus our efforts and be more effective. On campus I am a member of Alpha Phi, I am a drug and alcohol peer advisor, a member of green team, and I do research at DHMC. I am excited to be a part of GlobeMed for the summer!
Director of Communications
Julie Shabto I am a member of the Class of 2014 at Dartmouth College and I’m from New York. I am majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Engineering. I joined GlobeMed because I believe that everyone around the world has the right to proper medical care and I know GlobeMed’s partnership with and support of KWAT will improve lives. I have always been passionate about medicine and I hope to attend medical school after graduating. Outside of GlobeMed, I am involved with my sorority as Philanthropy Chair, I am a Spinning instructor, and I write for the Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science. Last year, I did research at DHMC on blocking NMDA receptors in tumor cells. I look forward to getting more involved with GlobeMed this summer and continuing my involvement throughout the year!
Director of Finances
Hillary Campbell I am a member of the Class of 2014 majoring in Philosophy while on track to complete the Pre-Medicine curriculum. I joined GlobeMed in hopes of gaining a better understanding of both global and domestic world health issues, and in turn sharing this knowledge with my peers. On campus, I am involved in Mentors Against Violence and am currently work for a non-profit group that focuses on connecting classrooms across the Upper Valley with local businesses. I am very passionate about health care systems around the globe, and plan to eventually work in a field of medicine that allows me to combine this passion with my love for travel.
Director of Community Building
Aditi Misra I am a ’14 planning on majoring in Biomedical Engineering. I was initially attracted to GlobalMed because of its unique style of engaging its members in direct service. It has been a great experience and I look forward to seeing our chapter grow. Besides being part of an awesome E-board, I’m a member of the Dartmouth College fencing team and the Dartmouth EMS. When I am alone, I enjoy reading books in front of a fire with hot chocolate.