Global Health Track

2013-2014
Scholar Profiles


Introducing the members of the Global Health Track! Our Global Health Track scholars hail from each of our Family Medicine residencies in Worcester and Fitchburg and bring a great breadth of experience to UMass.  

First Year 

   
     
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Cassandra Dorvil, DO
Fitchburg
Cassandragraduated in 2013 from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey. She was born in Livingston, NJ and has a B.A in Biology from Rutgers University and a degree in Biomedical Sciences from UMDNJ. Cassandra has done a great deal of volunteer work with the underserved in the United States and Haiti. She speaks English, French and French Creole. Her long term goal is to become involved in international health.

     
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Carrington Koebele, MD
Worcester
Family Health Center of Worcester
Carrington is a 2013 graduate of Saint George’s University. She earned her BA in International Development Studies from McGill University in 2005 and subsequently received her MPH from St. George’s in 2008. Carrington is a German native who has traveled extensively and was attracted to our program in part because of the Global Health Track.

     
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Allison Ledoux, MD
Worcester
Family Health Center of Worcester
Allison graduated in 2013 from Tufts University School of Medicine and is a 2009 magna cum laude graduate of the College of the Holy Cross where she majored in biology and studio art. At Tufts, Allison was active in facilitating Problem Based Learning classes for first year medical students and she belonged to her FMIG chapter. She is a Massachusetts native and her interests include maternal child health, working with under-served populations, and medical education.

     

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Kimberly Sikule, MD
Worcester
Barre Family Health Center
Kimberly graduated in 2013 from Ross University. She earnerd her undergraduate degree from St. Lawrence University in 2008 with a degree in Biology. A native of Westerlo, NY (outside Albany) Kimberly is a former All-American scholar athlete who helped lead her golf and basketball teams to NCAA tournaments. At Ross she was a member of the Student Council and focused on recycling initiatives in Dominica. Kimberly is interested in preventive medicine and enjoys traveling and hiking.

     

Second Year

   
     
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Noah Rosenberg, MD
Worcester
Barre Family Health Center
Noah is a 2012 graduate of UMass Medical School. Also a 2008 graduate of Pomona College, Noah majored in Molecular Biology. In additon to his interests in the underserved and in women's health, Noah writes of his desire to pursue a business degree following residency. His outside interests include running and creative writing. 

     
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Stephanie Stormes, MD
Worcester
Barre Family Health Center
Stephanie is a 2012 graduate of St. George's University who earned her BSc at University of Alberta in Canada in 2007. A Canadian native, Stephanie recently completed a Tropical Medicine rotation in Kenya and is interested in both international health. Stephanie enjoys SCUBA diving and ballroom dancing.

     

Third Year 
 

   
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Monica Agarwal, MD, MHS
Worcester
Family Health Center of Worcester
Monica has traveled the farthest this year to come to UMass! She is from Canada and recently completed her medical school training at St. George's University in Grenada (along with Stephanie). She has a wealth of experience in global health work, both through research and clinical experiences. She earned her Master of Health Science in International Health from Johns Hopkins University, during which time she spent 6 months in Bangladesh doing research. Her long-term goals include being a consultant for the United Nations or World Health Organization.                             

     
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Christopher Chang, MD
Worcester
Barre Family Health Center

Christopher hails from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He has had experiences during medical school in South Africa and in Honduras with Shoulder-to-Shoulder. His cross-cultural experience in Rochester included working with patients from the deaf community. He is open to different ways of weaving global health into his ongoing work after residency.

     
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Serena Hon, MD
Worcester
Hahnemann Family Health Center
Serena joins us having just completed medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She has had cross-cultural experiences both internationally and within the US. Serena has spent time in medical school in Ecuador and Honduras and traveled around the world visiting family members. She is interested in continuing to practice in the United States after residency while actively participating in sustainable brigade work in Central/South America.

     
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Stephanie Muriglan, MD, MS, MAT
Fitchburg

Stephanie comes to UMass from the New York/New Jersey area, after earning her MD degree at St. George's University in Grenada, West Indies, her MS degree in Biology at New York University and her MA degree in Teaching from the College of New Jersey. She's had a variety of experiences working with other cultures on rotations in Grenada and in Paterson, New Jersey as well as 5 years of experience working as a volunteer EMT in Central Park, NYC. Stephanie is personally familiar with issues immigrant families face as she is a first  generation American whose family is from Hungary. She would like to practice clinically in other countries and to also develop organizational structures to train physicians, residents, and students to work in underserved international settings.