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Global Health Interviews with Faculty, Staff, and Students

The Office of Global Health at Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health develops and conducts a range of research and training programs in global health. Our work is based on conducting the highest quality public health research and ensuring that our findings influence and shape global health policies and practice.

Faculty, students and staff across the school are engaged in innovative and exciting projects. Hear more about their work in their own words:

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Presentation by Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PHD, MPH

Director of the Urban Health Collaborative and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology

Dr. Diez Roux spoke at the Yale Center on Climate Change and Health about ongoing efforts at Drexel Dornsife that are generating policy-relevant climate evidence across South America and North America in her presentation, "Climate Change and Urban Health: Opportunities for Research and Action."

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Q&A with Ann Klassen, PhD

Professor, Community Health and Prevention

Dr. Klassen and Brandy-Joe Milliron, PhD, an associate professor in the Nutrition Science department in Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, spoke with the Drexel News Blog about their research describing household WASH practices in Tajikistan.

Read a Q+A on Improving Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Practices in Tajikistan

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Q&A with Kaelah Grant '23

2021 Dornsife Global Development Scholar

Kaelah Grant '23 was part of a team of Dornsife Global Development Scholars who conducted research on decolonizing global water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) initiatives. The team was invited to present their work at three international conferences.

Read a Q&A with Kaelah Grant to learn about this research

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Interview with Alex Ezeh, PhD

Professor of Global Health in the Community Health and Prevention department

Alex Ezeh, PhD, is strengthening Dornsife's commitment to global health in Africa.

Ezeh spoke to Dornsife SPH Magazine about his global engagement work and why he strives to work with young researchers.

Read the interview with Alex Ezeh on issuu

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Interview with Ali Groves, PhD, MHS

Associate Professor, Community Health and Prevention

Ali Groves, MHS, PhD, is committed to promoting social justice and decreasing gender inequalities in health through multilevel interventions. She has paid particular attention to understanding and addressing the high burden of HIV infection and intimate partner violence (IPV) among women in sub-Saharan Africa.

Read the Q&A with Ali Groves

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Interview with Claire Slesinski, MSPH

Former Senior Program Manager for Global Urban Health, Drexel Urban Health Collaborative

From 2017 - 2022 Claire Slesinski, MSPH, managed several global urban health initiatives at the Urban Health Collaborative, including the Salud Urbana en América Latina (Urban Health in Latina America) project and the Urban Health Network for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Read the Q&A with Claire Slesinski

Learn more about Dornsife's current global health projects.