Intern

Morgan DeVuyst is junior majoring in Human Biology and an intended double major in Psychology. Morgan is from Clifton Springs, N.Y., a small town in Upstate New York. At the University at Albany, Morgan is involved with the Pre-Med Club, Red Cross Club and is currently a Co-Service Chair of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars UAlbany Chapter. Morgan has taken an interest in human rights, particularly from the health perspective, as she plans on attending a physician assistant program after her undergraduate career. After taking Health and Human Rights: An Interdisciplinary Approach, she took an interest in how health can be better integrated as a human right, and how it can be realized for all people.

Christina Ehert is from Rockland County, NY. She is a senior undergraduate student at SUNY Albany majoring in human biology with a minor in medical anthropology and is excited to be apart of the Global Insitute for Health and Human Rights! She wishes to go on to either Physician Assistant school or graduate school to obtain a degree in medical anthropology or public health research.

Sarah Heath is currently a junior Human Biology major and Psychology minor at the University of Albany. She intends to graduate in May 2016 and then either begin working towards a masters degree or enter right into the field of forensics at a police department or in a lab. This is her first semester with GIHHR and she couldn't be more excited!

September Johnson is a sophomore from Syracuse, NY, majoring in Public Health. Along with interning for The Global Institute for Health and Human Rights, September is a part of the National Society for Collegiate Scholars and Doctors4Hope, an organization on campus for students who desire a career in medicine or an advanced degree in health or science. After September finishes her undergraduate degree, she would like to volunteer with the Peace Corps and then go on to get her MPH.

Alexander Klein is a second year MPH student at the University at Albany’s school of public health. Upon receiving his B.S. in psychology from SUNY Oneonta in 2012, he worked as an environmental lobbyist in upstate New York. He has been a member of the GIHHR since Summer ‘14 and primarily focuses on program development in the Middle East.

Evanna LeRouge is currently an undergraduate junior at the University at Albany. She is a Human Biology major and a Psychology and Spanish minor. She plans to pursue a dual to pursue a dual MD and MPH degree in the future.

Frankie Rizzo is currently an undergraduate junior at the University of Albany. He is currently majoring in International Relations and seeks to further his studies in the Arabic language. After wrestling for the University of Albany 2013-14 team, Frankie lived with his family in Seville, Spain studying at the University of Seville to enhance his fluency in Spanish. After college he plans on joining the military. 

Carlos Sosa is a senior majoring public health with a minor in globalization studies at the University at Albany, SUNY. He has always been interested in global affairs with regards to health. This interest has been stoked by the time Carlos spent time in Latin America, where he saw first-hand how people in the developing world live. He has had the opportunity to gain experience working with the disaster preparedness team at the American Red Cross. In the future, Carlos hopes to pursue a MPH in Global Health. 

Jordan Tymeson is a freshman at the University at Albany. She is pursuing a Biology degree and minoring in Spanish in French. After earning her Bachelor's degree, Jordan plans on attending medical school. Jordan is interning at GIHHR because she is passionate about researching and finding ways of resolving global health issues. Her areas of favorite study are environmental health and sustainable agriculture. She joined the GIHHR in Summer 2014 and is working on developing connections between environmental issues, health and human rights.

Katie Waye is an undergraduate sophomore in the Honors College at University at Albany. She started working with the GIHHR in February of 2014. Katie is majoring in Public Health with a minor in Public Policy. After receiving her Bachelor’s degree, she hopes to receive a Master of Public Health and work with initiatives for health care accessibility and preventative care.