Staff

William Leonard | Director

William Leonard

Responsibilities:

  • Directing the Program in Global Health Studies
  • Setting the strategic vision for the academic program
  • Representing Global Health Studies at various meetings and working groups across the University

Greg Buchanan | Global Health Studies Program Coordinator

Greg Buchanan

Responsibilities:

  • Advising Global Health Studies students regarding program requirements and opportunities.
  • Assisting students with declaring the minor, petitioning to graduate and petitioning for credit from study abroad.
  • Advising students on the process for approving non-Northwestern study abroad programs and new electives.
  • Coordinating Global Health Studies faculty affairs.
  • Approving student requests for special funding such as conference attendance, research and student group support.

Rebecca Haines | Global Health Studies Program Assistant

Rebecca Haines

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting faculty and students with class scheduling and registration
  • Overseeing the Global Health Mentorship Program and other special programming
  • Planning Global Health events, such as the Global Health Case Competition, Alumni Panels, the Volunteer Fair, and alumni events
  • Assisting research fellowship students with preparation for and execution of summer projects
  • Managing the Global Health Studies website, newsletter, and all blogs and social media accounts
  • Managing Northwestern's Global Health Portal
  • Producing all Global Health Studies communications materials

Naomi Ostrander | Student Worker

Naomi Ostrander

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with Global Health Studies communications
  • Assisting with managing the Global Health Studies website, newsletter, and all blogs and social media accounts
  • Creating and editing content on the Global Health Studies flyers, brouchures, and handouts
  • Data analysis

Becca Sinard | Student Worker

Becca Sinard

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with managing the Global Health Studies social media accounts
  • Creating and editing content for the Global Health Studies Beat (the weekly newsletter)
  • Data analysis