Global Health Ambassadors

If you’re interested in learning more about all GH programs, check out Rollins’s webpage: Global Health

Community Health Development Concentration

Sejal Waghray, MPH’23

Academic Interests:
– Humanitarian Emergencies
– Public Health Law
– Human Rights
– Global Health Policy
Certificate Program: Social Determinants of Health; Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
Extra Curricular Activities:
– Rollins Student Government Association
– The Task Force for Global Health

Hi y’all! My name is Sejal Waghray (sher/her/hers) and I am a second-year Global Health student. While I spent the majority of my life in Basking Ridge, NJ, I have also called Philadelphia, Atlanta, New York City, and (currently) San Francisco home. 

I graduated from Emory University in 2019 with a double major in Human Health as well as Political Science and a certificate in leadership. After graduating, I worked as a finance paralegal at Alston & Bird LLP while staying connected to public health by serving on boards of different non-profits. My public health interests involve the overlap between international law/diplomacy and preventing health-related emergencies in developing countries.

When I am not working or studying, you can find me food-hopping around Atlanta (my current record is 17 restaurants in 1 day), hiking (because after living in NYC you start to appreciate greenery a little differently), and dancing (as a former competitive dancer, I love finding new dance styles and studios to explore)! Please reach out if you have any questions and I look forward to sharing more about my experience with you all!

Hello, I am Caitlin Farrell and I am a second-year Global Health student with a concentration in Community Health Development. I grew up in Seattle, WA before moving to Hailey, ID in high school. I attended the University of Idaho where I got Bachelors of Science in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Biotechnology. While at University of Idaho I worked in the Grieshaber Lab studying the molecular mechanisms of cell development in Chlamydia. Living in Idaho I have seen the struggle that rural communities face with having access to affordable and effective healthcare. That has increased my passion of returning to Idaho be an advocate for increased health promotion and education in the rural communities that I grew up in.

When not on campus I can be found traveling back and forth to Clarksville, TN where my husband is stationed at Fort Campbell with the 101st. I enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and especially alpine skiing. I am so excited to share my experience here at Rollins and how many incredible opportunities come with living in Atlanta! 

Caitlin Farrell, MPH’23

Academic Interests:
– Infectious Diseases
– Nutrition
– Children’s Health
– Health Education
Extra Curricular Activities:
– UHI
– Volunteer with Agape Youth and Family Center
– Traveling

Sexual Reproductive Health/Population Studies Concentration

Netra Anand, MPH’23

Academic Interests:
– Sexual Reproductive Health
– Abortion Access
– Refugee Health
– Data Analytics/Visualization
Extra Curricular Activities:
– Rollins Election Day Initiative (REDI)
– EGHI Field Scholars Program
– EGHI Student Advisory Council
– Global Village Project

Hey y’all! My name is Netra Anand (she/her) and I am a second-year Global Health student with a concentration in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Population Studies (SRP). I am originally from Dallas, TX, and completed my undergrad at Emory (Class of 2019). Before joining Rollins, I worked for refugee resettlement agency in Washington, D.C, where I oversaw health education and medical case management for newly arrived refugees. At Rollins, I am the co-Presidents of REDI (Rollins Election Day Initiative) and a member of the Scholars in Action program. I also work for the Task Force of Global Health through the REAL Internship program. I also completed my APE (Applied Practicum Experience) through the Emory Global Health Institute Field Scholars Award program in Oaxaca, Mexico, where I conducted a qualitative study on abortion access Outside of class, you’ll see me at a workout class, hiking, or trying to find the best espresso martini in Atlanta. Clearly, I love Emory and this city so much that I chose to return for my MPH, and I’m so excited to share my experiences with you!

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