Global Health Studies alumna talks medicine, mentorship and being grateful

After finishing from Northwestern University in 2007 with a sociology significant, international health worldwide and small experiences in Mexico and South Africa, Polk, whose name was Harris as an undergraduate trainee, went to Brazil for a year to carry out worldwide health research study at the National School of Public Health in Rio de Janeiro. Polk’s global experiences didn’t end with medical school; she still finishes weeks-long journeys in rural medical centers in Liberia 2 to 3 times a year.”I actually appreciate how Dr. Polk has actually discovered a terrific balance with her work in the U.S. and abroad,” states Becca Sinard, a Weinberg senior and one of Polk’s mentees.

After finishing from Northwestern University in 2007 with a sociology significant, worldwide health worldwide and small experiences in Mexico and South Africa, Polk, whose name was Harris as an undergraduate trainee, went to Brazil for a year to carry out worldwide health research study at the National School of Public Health in Rio de Janeiro. Polk’s worldwide experiences didn’t end with medical school; she still finishes weeks-long journeys in rural medical centers in Liberia 2 to 3 times a year.”I truly appreciate how Dr. Polk has actually discovered an excellent balance with her work in the U.S. and abroad,” states Becca Sinard, a Weinberg senior and one of Polk’s mentees. Polk has actually assisted Sinard through the interview procedure for medical school. Polk didn’t constantly desire to be a medical physician; in her undergraduate profession, she studied sociology rather.

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