This in-person lecture series features Stanford Global Health Faculty Fellows discussing their research, careers, and what led them to Global Health. Events are developed in collaboration with School of Medicine students with the Organization for Global Health, who also moderate the Q&A. Events include dinner and an opportunity for networking. For Stanford affiliates (students, staff, faculty, etc.) only.
Conversations take place on a regular basis throughout the academic year. Events are added as they are scheduled, so check back for future events or sign up for our newsletter for updates!
Faculty in Focus with Dr. Lisa Patel | Dec. 4, 2023 | Learn more
Medical Student | Co-Chair of the Organization for Global Health
Maryanne born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, and moved to the United States for college in 2014. While in college, she studied Medical Anthropology and Global Health and conducted her senior honors thesis on the ethnography of a cancer ward in Kenya’s main public hospital. As a medical student, she is interested in exploring issues of post-colonial African healthcare systems and spent the summer after her first year working with Global Oncology on a cervical cancer education project in Kenya.
Medical Student | Member of the Organization for Global Health
About Rhoda Rhoda Kesewaa Tano-Menka
Rhoda is a medical student, member of the Organization for Global Health, and incoming medical services manager at the Stanford free clinic in Redwood City. She hopes to do a global health project in Ghana this summer looking at the effects of culturally tailored care on diabetes self-management.