Dec 6: Alumna Thalia Porteny/ Global Health Careers (Ethics, Research, Policy)

Global Health Careers, Ethics, Policy, & Research

Porteny Global Health Flyer

Thalia Porteny
Eugene Lang College Alumna (Interdisciplinary Science, Psychology)
Harvard University(Global Health & Population, M.S., Health Policy, Ph.D.
Vice President, Mexican Association of Students at Harvard University

Thalia has been involved in health promotion on a global scale with particular attention to education, ethics, and policy. She has worked in Mexico and Ghana focusing on maternal and child healthcare and on a variety of projects with the Mexican Ministry of Health including outreach, analysis and education during the Mexican Swine Flu outbreak and health policy regarding chronic disease prevention. For one project, she collaborated with officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to improve health care access for Mexican migrants in the U.S. She has also interned at the World Health Organization. At Harvard, Thalia continues to focus on global health and is obtaining her Ph.D. in Health Policy with a focus on ethics.

Presentation with Q &A
December 6
Two Opportunities:
5-5:30pm Rm 618, UC
6-6:20pm Rm 464, 65 W. 11th

Sponsored by The Department of Natural Sciences & Mathematics Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts, The New School