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Welcome to the Center for Community and Global Health, Lewis & Clark College’s home for ideas about health and healing. Everyone has a health story to share and whether you are focused on medical school, or just beginning to explore career ideas, there is a place for you at L&C.

Meet Our Students

  • <section class="profile-box"><h4 class="profile-box_name"><a href="/live/profiles/14483-liz-brandel">Liz Brandel</a></h4><div class="profile-box_meta"> Major/Minor: Chemistry and Math </div><div class="profile-box_meta"> Liz plans to be a family care practitioner. </div><div class="quoted-profile_quote"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“We presented our research at American Chemistry Society conference. That was the exact time that I decided to change my major—I felt like I was connected to a larger community.”</span></p></div><div class="profile-box_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/profiles/14483-liz-brandel"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/88824_LizBrandel_photo.rev.1622239304.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/88824_LizBrandel_photo.rev.1622239304.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/88824_LizBrandel_photo.rev.1622239304.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/88824_LizBrandel_photo.rev.1622239304.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/88824_LizBrandel_photo.rev.1622239304.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/88824_LizBrandel_photo.rev.1622239304.JPG" alt="Liz Brandel, LC senior." width="201" height="201" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/88824_LizBrandel_photo.rev.1622239304.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2400/88824_LizBrandel_photo.rev.1622239304.JPG 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2400" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div></section>
  • <section class="profile-box"><h4 class="profile-box_name"><a href="/live/profiles/14484-maite-blanc">Maite Blanc</a></h4><div class="profile-box_meta"> Major/Minor: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology </div><div class="profile-box_meta"> Maite is interested in medicine and science communication. </div><div class="quoted-profile_quote"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“To be a medical professional you really have to be flexible in your personality and person-ability. Shadowing was really cool for me because there isn’t a class where you do that. I really liked to be able to practice that skill.”</span></p></div><div class="profile-box_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/profiles/14484-maite-blanc"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/940,512,2438,2011/88825_Maite_photo.rev.1622239558.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/940,512,2438,2011/88825_Maite_photo.rev.1622239558.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/940,512,2438,2011/88825_Maite_photo.rev.1622239558.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/940,512,2438,2011/88825_Maite_photo.rev.1622239558.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/940,512,2438,2011/88825_Maite_photo.rev.1622239558.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/940,512,2438,2011/88825_Maite_photo.rev.1622239558.jpg" alt="Maite Blanc, LC student." width="201" height="201" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/940,512,2438,2011/88825_Maite_photo.rev.1622239558.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/940,512,2438,2011/88825_Maite_photo.rev.1622239558.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1498" data-max-h="1499" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div></section>
  • <section class="profile-box"><h4 class="profile-box_name"><a href="/live/profiles/14485-cady-kurtz-miott">Cady Kurtz-Miott</a></h4><div class="profile-box_meta"> Major/Minor: Biology </div><div class="profile-box_meta"> Cady wants to be a Physician-Scientist. </div><div class="quoted-profile_quote"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Over the summer, I did some work at a nonprofit for at-risk youth. Despite all the research I’ve done and how much I love it, that work was honestly one of the most rewarding experiences of my college career. I got to bring my interest in science to kids who hadn’t planned to go to college.”</span></p></div><div class="profile-box_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/profiles/14485-cady-kurtz-miott"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/221,164,1272,1214/88828_IMG_5801.rev.1622240837.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/221,164,1272,1214/88828_IMG_5801.rev.1622240837.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/221,164,1272,1214/88828_IMG_5801.rev.1622240837.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/221,164,1272,1214/88828_IMG_5801.rev.1622240837.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/221,164,1272,1214/88828_IMG_5801.rev.1622240837.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/221,164,1272,1214/88828_IMG_5801.rev.1622240837.jpg" alt="Cady Kurtz-Miott, LC Student" width="201" height="201" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/221,164,1272,1214/88828_IMG_5801.rev.1622240837.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/221,164,1272,1214/88828_IMG_5801.rev.1622240837.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1051" data-max-h="1050" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div></section>
  • <section class="profile-box"><h4 class="profile-box_name"><a href="/live/profiles/14481-salma-bashir">Salma Bashir</a></h4><div class="profile-box_meta"> Major/Minor: Biology </div><div class="profile-box_meta"> Salma hopes to work in physical therapy and would love to pursue scientific research, too. </div><div class="quoted-profile_quote"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“I enter like a Zen-like state when I’m pipetting tiny little amounts of water or enzymes. It makes you feel very capable and relaxed in a way.”</span></p></div><div class="profile-box_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/profiles/14481-salma-bashir"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/276,154,1100,977/88814_78695_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashir-008.rev.1622220819.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/276,154,1100,977/88814_78695_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashir-008.rev.1622220819.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/276,154,1100,977/88814_78695_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashir-008.rev.1622220819.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/276,154,1100,977/88814_78695_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashir-008.rev.1622220819.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/276,154,1100,977/88814_78695_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashir-008.rev.1622220819.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/276,154,1100,977/88814_78695_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashir-008.rev.1622220819.jpg" alt="Salma Bashir, LC 2021 graduate." width="201" height="201" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/276,154,1100,977/88814_78695_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashir-008.rev.1622220819.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/660/width/201/height/201/crop/1/src_region/276,154,1100,977/88814_78695_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashir-008.rev.1622220819.jpg 3x" data-max-w="824" data-max-h="823" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div></section>

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Meet the Pre-Health Professions Club, our L&C community of pre-health students. Hear what it’s like from students studying in health-related fields. We would love to hear from you. Whether you want to get involved, have a great idea to share, or a concern to raise,  drop a line to the Center for Community and Global Health, or introduce yourself at the link below.

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