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Emily Graul stands on a lawn in front of the flags of various countries near a World Health Organization building.

Senior Global Health Major Plans Graduate Study in Epidemiology and Medicine

March 25th, 2020

Emily Graul (NHS’20), a global health major, conducted epidemiological research on the dengue virus while completing the Department of International Health’s 12-credit research practicum abroad at World Health Organization offices in the Philippines. After Georgetown, she will pursue a master’s degree at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and plans to apply to medical school.

Luisa Ferrari with the National Mall behind her in a photo taken from the Speaker's Balcony of the U.S. Capitol Building

Global Health Senior Plans Career in Health Law and Governance

March 10th, 2020

Luisa Ferrari (NHS’20) is a senior global health major. Last semester, she completed the Department of International Health’s 12-credit practicum at the World Health Organization’s Africa Regional Headquarters in the Republic of the Congo. Ferrari, who is now interning at the CDC Washington office, is planning a career in health law and governance.

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