Students heading to Kenya with the Global MINDS Summer Institute
Congratulations to Michelle Quaye and Gunjan Mhapankar, Medicine Class of 2020, on being chosen as two of the 10 Western University students taking part in the first ever Global MINDS Summer Institute in Machakos Town, Kenya.
Quaye, Mhanpankar and their peers will be spending three weeks working with a team of students and faculty from Africa to evaluate and implement new solutions for mental disorders and related issues. Dr. Arlene McDougall, Psychiatry and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, who oversees the Global MINDS program, will join the students for the inaugural Institute.
Congratulations to all the students:
Michelle Amonimaa Quaye MD Candidate, Year One Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Tanya Elizabeth Benjamin PhD Candidate, Occupational Science, Year Two Faculty of Health Sciences
Richelle Bird PhD Candidate, Applied Child Psychology, Year One Faculty of Education
Jayme Leigh Bridge Honours Bachelor of Arts Candidate, Media, Information & Technoculture with a Minor in Sociology, Year Four Faculty of Information Media Studies and Faculty of Social Science
Jessica Carswell Honours Bachelor of Arts Candidate, Psychology, Year Four Faculty of Social Science
Stephanie Huff PhD Candidate, Occupational Science, Year Two Faculty of Health Sciences
Brianna Jackson Bachelor of Science Candidate, Nursing, Year Four Faculty of Health Sciences
Erica Robyn Masters PhD Candidate, Applied Child Psychology, Year Two Faculty of Education
Gunjan Mhapankar MD Candidate, Year One Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Cisse Nakeyar Bachelor of Arts Candidate, Psychology, Year 5 Faculty of Social Science