Global Health Interviews with Faculty, Staff, and Students
The Office of Global Health at Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health is proud to host a variety of global health research, courses and trainings. 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:
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
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
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
Interview with Ali Groves, PhD, MHS
Assistant 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
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.