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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