Orit Abrahim

Orit Abrahim (JE ’15) is currently a History of Science, History of Medicine and Public Health major, concentrating on health policy and international development. She is interested in studying the determinants of health access to marginalized groups, such as rural or indigenous populations and refugees, and the larger health systems in Ethiopia and the Middle East. Studying Arabic in Jordan was her first glimpse into the enormity of resources required to sustain a prevalent refugee sector. Her activities on campus include serving as advocacy director in Yale UNICEF, assisting an Iraqi family through the Yale Refugee Project, & member of the Student Global Health and Aids Coalition. She joined MEDLIFE on a spring break 2012 trip to Ecuador to work in a mobile clinic where she gained insight into methods of targeting remote populations and providing lost cost health evaluations. She also interned for Yale GHLI during the 4th Annual Conference. 

Jonathan Edwards
Class:
2015
Major:
History of Science, History of Medicine