Undergraduate Students

Milan Booker

Milan is a junior majoring in American Studies and Pre-Health from Chicago, IL and Nogales, AZ. Milan aspires to be an Obstetrician and Gynecologist to help eliminate healthcare disparities for women of color in underserved communities. She is interested in learning and understanding the relationship between history, society, culture, and medicine, and how they interact together to form these health disparities for women of color. She is focusing on the Latinx Obstetric Violence Project and the Cesarean Incision Project.

Kayla Bucci

Kayla is a junior majoring in science preprofessional studies with a minor in health, humanities, and society. She is a member of the Kellogg International Scholars Program and is interested in global health, public health, and international development. She is working on the Ecological Stoves and CTSI project. 

Montse Curran

Montse is a junior majoring in Science Preprofessional Studies and Anthropology. Montse is also on the pre-PT track and plans to attend physical therapy school after graduation. She is interested in the long-lasting physical impacts that current healthcare practices and systems have on women’s health. She is working on the Incisions Decisions project. 

Chrís Hernandez Rosales

Chrís is a senior majoring in Anthropology with a minor in Latino Studies and Health, Humanities, and Society. His interests are the intersections of linguistics, ethnographic research, and global health. After undgrad he hopes to purse a higher degree in linguistics. He is focusing on the Cesarean Incision Decisions research project.

Elizabeth Horwitz

Elizabeth is a junior majoring in Science Preprofessional. She is interested in studying the social determinants of health and the ways in which health disparities manifest in various populations. She aspires to go on to medical school after completing her undergraduate degree. She is focusing on the Ecological Stoves, COVID Doctors, and Neonatal Lines projects.

Kat Lauinger

Kat is a sophomore from Seattle, WA, studying Anthropology and Pre-Health. She is interested in learning more about healthcare disparities and global and public health issues, and hopes to attend medical school in the future. She is focusing on the CTSI project.

Matt Kianpour

Matt is a senior majoring in Science-Computing from Rockwall, TX. He has minors in Compassionate Care in Medicine, European Studies, and Poverty Studies. He looks forward to becoming a physician with an understanding of the social determinants of health and health disparities. From researching public transportation access to healthcare in Spain, to working in healthcare consulting, Matt aspires to practice culturally competent and accessible medicine for patients on the margins. He is focusing on the Latinx Obstetric Violence Project.

Julia Ruelle

Julia is a senior majoring in Biological Sciences with minors in Health, Humanities, and Society and Latino Studies. She is interested in public and global health, social determinants of health, and mutual participation between doctors and patients. Julia plans to synthesize her interests in medicine and public health as a compassionate doctor. She is focusing on the Robson CTSI project, managing the website, and acting as Lab Manager.

Students Currently Studying Abroad

Katherine Brandin

Katherine is a junior studying biology and history minor in the Glynn Family Honors Program. She is interested in bioethics and ethnomedicine. After undergrad, she hopes to go to medical school and pursue a degree in public health.