Public Health Internships
Four students talk about their Twin Cities internships in the world of public health.
Determined to find a challenging study away experience, Kendall Van Sistine ’16 spent a semester in Ho Chi Minh City.
From Macalester to Mayo
Her courses, along with her Department of Health experience, helped Alese Halvorson land a job at the famed Mayo Clinic.
Research at Mayo
Lisa Levoir studied the relationship between inflammation and colon cancer as a Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow.
Thanks to the Winter Mann-Hill Fellowships, every winter break there are students out in the world exploring career interests in health care or medicine.
Real-World Health Experiences
Macalester’s metro location offers many public health internships and research experiences.
Suicide Prevention Study
At the Minnesota Dept. of Health, Alese Halvorson ’15 contributed her statistical expertise to save lives.
Public Health Prize
Macalester’s team won a top prize in their first appearance at Public Health Scholar Bowl.
Investigating Sickle-Cell Anemia
Dinesh Rathakrishnan believes research will make him a better doctor
A Peek at Public Health
When a meningitis outbreak occurred, intern Alexia Malaga ’14 watched Minnesota Department of Health workers spring into action.
Exploring Pathways in Medicine
Mariah Belgen explored the effects of iron deficiency and the possibility of pairing an MD with research.
Macalester and its students are part of a growing national movement to make public health a true liberal art.
Of TB and Tropical Disease
Three students investigate tuberculosis and neglected tropical diseases with Professor Christy Hanson, dean of Mac's Institute of Global Citizenship and former USAID infectious disease chief.
Mo'rocking the Suburbs
Tyler Martinson ’12 studied medical care in Morocco while immersing himself in its many cultures and languages.
Wesley and Lynn Edens establish endowed professorship in global health
Wesley and Lynn Edens of New York have established a $2 million endowed professorship at Macalester College. It will be named the Edens Professorship in Global Health.
Preparing for Public Health
In his quest to make a difference, Kai Cowger '13 balances many passions, from tutoring to interning at Ohio State's Comprehensive Cancer Center.
When Disaster Strikes
Ethan Forsgren '11 helped design disaster scenarios with the Minnesota Department of Health's Office of Emergency Preparedness. more
The new community and global health concentration is fast becoming popular with students. So is taking a term abroad to further explore that subject. Here are the stories of three students who did. more
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