“I cherish my experience with GPSA not only for the experience of taking part in medical relief in an amazing community like Calhuitz, but also for the chance to teach and connect with such promising and good‐hearted students […] these are the ideas which have led me to make this important decision on my academic journey, and these are ideas that have directly come from the teachings and experiences that GPSA has privileged me with.”
— Mark Kluk, on deciding to pursue a dual degree for MD/MPH at the University of Michigan. Mark participated as a Leader in Training with GPSA for Health Guatemala in 2011.
Standout student: Sarah Corning, The Lovett School
Teaching in the classrooms and volunteering in the local clinics.
Robert Malkin is inspiring
students to tackle urgent problems
in the developing world
Congratulations to Shantan, Khyber, Mackenzie, Aaron and Trevor who won certificates of recognition from Barack Obama for their work on reducing indoor cooking smoke with improves stoves on the GPSA trip last year.
Adam Blake, right, with one of the construction workers who received one of the stoves Adam and others built for residents of Calhuitz, Guatamala, to help cut down on indoor smoke pollution.
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