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Degree Programs

Alumni

2011-12

Below are selected alumni who received their certificates in Global Health Affairs during the 2011-2012 school year.

Click on their names to learn more about what they are doing now and how the GHA program helped them get to where they are today.

Maryanne O'Brien

Degree Program

MA International Development

What are you doing now?

I am a Project Associate at Management Sciences for Health in Cambridge, MA. I support two projects in Ethiopia, one in Tanzania, and one in Zimbabwe

How did the GHA program prepare you for your current position?

GHA prepared me by offering courses and presentations that introduced me to critical international health issues and the problems that can occur in the field when trying to plan, implement, and evaluate projects

Were there any projects you worked on while at GHA?

While at GHA, I interned with a non-profit organization in Kenya. I conducted research on the economic model of a recently built clinic to determine financial sustainability, utilization rates, and an overall assessment of the clinic's financial management

Lexie Zimbelman

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Degree Program

MA International Development

What are you doing now?

Working as a Health and Education Program Officer for Child Survival India

How did the GHA program prepare you for your current position?

I'm working in the area of Maternal and Child Health as well as HIV/AIDS prevention-- all of which I was first introduced to through the GHA program.