GlobeMed at the University of Cincinnati

GlobeMed is a network of university students who partner with grassroots organizations around the world to improve the health of people living in poverty.

GlobeMed at UC is partnered with Social Action for Women (SAW) in Mae Sot, Thailand. SAW's mission is to assist refugee women and children from Burma through the provision of health care and educational materials.
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Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?
   A: Zef Vesel
Q: What is your major?
   A: Health Education - Community and Public Health
Q: What is your position on Eboard?
   A: ghU Coordinator
Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?
   A: 2
Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?
   A: GlobeMed serves as a platform to help students get involved and inspired in and by the global health movement early. It provides them with education, support, and a chance to see how they can make a difference.
Q: An interesting fact about you!
   A: My name comes from Star Trek. So do my eyebrows.
Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?
   A: Being able to lead weekly lessons that connect our students the the world at large, and specifically, our partner site and community.

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?

   A: Zef Vesel

Q: What is your major?

   A: Health Education - Community and Public Health

Q: What is your position on Eboard?

   A: ghU Coordinator

Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?

   A: 2

Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?

   A: GlobeMed serves as a platform to help students get involved and inspired in and by the global health movement early. It provides them with education, support, and a chance to see how they can make a difference.

Q: An interesting fact about you!

   A: My name comes from Star Trek. So do my eyebrows.

Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?

   A: Being able to lead weekly lessons that connect our students the the world at large, and specifically, our partner site and community.

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?
   A: Shanelle Davner
Q: What is your major?
   A: Biology
Q: What is your position on Eboard?
   A: Campaigns Coordinator
Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?
   A: 1.5
Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?
   A: GlobeMed and learning about global health has significantly changed my outlook on life. I was previously unaware of the issues the world faced when it came to healthcare and education. It has fueled my drive to help those people who are truly in need.
Q: An interesting fact about you!
   A: My favorite animals are elephants
Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?
   A: I love that we learn something new every week and that we are continually increasing our knowledge, so that we can improve the lives of others.

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?

   A: Shanelle Davner

Q: What is your major?

   A: Biology

Q: What is your position on Eboard?

   A: Campaigns Coordinator

Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?

   A: 1.5

Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?

   A: GlobeMed and learning about global health has significantly changed my outlook on life. I was previously unaware of the issues the world faced when it came to healthcare and education. It has fueled my drive to help those people who are truly in need.

Q: An interesting fact about you!

   A: My favorite animals are elephants

Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?

   A: I love that we learn something new every week and that we are continually increasing our knowledge, so that we can improve the lives of others.

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?
   A: Julia Tasset
Q: What is your major?
   A: Spanish and Biology
Q: What is your position on Eboard?
   A: Co-President
Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?
   A: 2, since its inception
Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?
   A: No person should have to die of a preventable cause when treatments exist, based on where they live.
Q: An interesting fact about you!
   A: I have a hamster named Henry who thinks he is a monkey.
Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?
   A: Getting to know new people during GhU—we have the most interesting discussions!

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?

   A: Julia Tasset

Q: What is your major?

   A: Spanish and Biology

Q: What is your position on Eboard?

   A: Co-President

Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?

   A: 2, since its inception

Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?

   A: No person should have to die of a preventable cause when treatments exist, based on where they live.

Q: An interesting fact about you!

   A: I have a hamster named Henry who thinks he is a monkey.

Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?

   A: Getting to know new people during GhU—we have the most interesting discussions!

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?
   A: Ceejay Boyce
Q: What is your major?
   A: Biomedical Engineering
Q: What is your position on Eboard?
   A: Campaigns Coordinator
Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?
   A: A little over a year now
Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?
   A: GlobeMed is important to me because the organization’s mission and goals strongly resonate with my personal thoughts on global health and social justice. GlobeMed has changed my outlook on life and my long-term goals in many positive ways, and I can’t imagine not being a part of such an inspirational organization or not knowing all the amazing people involved in it.
Q: An interesting fact about you!
   A: I have always wished that I had the ability and talent to be a professional figure skater.
Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?
   A: My favorite part about GlobeMed is working with everyone in our chapter to meet a common goal of helping our partner organization change the lives of individuals who aren’t able to do this on their own. Being able to share that sense of accomplishment with others who are as passionate about our mission as I am is one of the best things about GlobeMed.

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?

   A: Ceejay Boyce

Q: What is your major?

   A: Biomedical Engineering

Q: What is your position on Eboard?

   A: Campaigns Coordinator

Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?

   A: A little over a year now

Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?

   A: GlobeMed is important to me because the organization’s mission and goals strongly resonate with my personal thoughts on global health and social justice. GlobeMed has changed my outlook on life and my long-term goals in many positive ways, and I can’t imagine not being a part of such an inspirational organization or not knowing all the amazing people involved in it.

Q: An interesting fact about you!

   A: I have always wished that I had the ability and talent to be a professional figure skater.

Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?

   A: My favorite part about GlobeMed is working with everyone in our chapter to meet a common goal of helping our partner organization change the lives of individuals who aren’t able to do this on their own. Being able to share that sense of accomplishment with others who are as passionate about our mission as I am is one of the best things about GlobeMed.

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?

   A: Emily Ziegelmeyer

Q: What is your major?

   A: Industrial Design

Q: What is your position on Eboard?

   A: Design Director/ Communications

Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?

   A: 1.5

Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?

   A: I think it’s important to help others, especially when you have the freedom and material excess to do so; it’s important to pay it forward, so to speak, and give back. We’re all people, no matter where we come from.

Q: An interesting fact about you!

   A: I have dyed my hair every color of the rainbow save for yellow.

Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?

   A: The sense of community, genuine interest in a higher purpose, and an incredible willingness to work together

Q: Anything Else you want to share?

   A: Looking forward to getting involved in other areas of GlobeMed this semester!

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?

   A: Alyssa Vah

Q: What is your major?

   A: Nursing

Q: What is your position on Eboard?

   A: Co-Director of Community Building

Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?

   A: Two

Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?

   A: GlobeMed is important to me because of the strong partnership we have with SAW and the connections we make as a group. Global health is important to me because I am going to be a nurse one day and the overall health of our world directly effects me and the people I love.

Q: An interesting fact about you!

   A: I really like video games…probably too much. Zelda for life.

Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?

   A: I LOVE how connected we are to each other and I think GHU really helps us to see the inner workings of everyone in GlobeMed.

Q: Anything Else you want to share?

   A: I just really love GlobeMed :)

Meet our Executive Board!
Q: What is your name?

   A: Adam Voegele

Q: What is your major?

   A: Neurobiology

Q: What is your position on Eboard?

   A: GROW Coordinator

Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?

   A: Two

Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?

   A: Because it’s a field that almost everyone is silent about. There are people that are suffering and dying that could easily be cured with the right resources.

Q: An interesting fact about you!

   A: I like ketchup on my chicken.

Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?

   A: EVERYONE. Seriously, the people. It’s the most bright and dedicated group of peers that I’ve ever been involved with.

Q: Anything Else you want to share?
   A: I can’t wait for this upcoming semester!

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?

   A: Adam Voegele

Q: What is your major?

   A: Neurobiology

Q: What is your position on Eboard?

   A: GROW Coordinator

Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?

   A: Two

Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?

   A: Because it’s a field that almost everyone is silent about. There are people that are suffering and dying that could easily be cured with the right resources.

Q: An interesting fact about you!

   A: I like ketchup on my chicken.

Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?

   A: EVERYONE. Seriously, the people. It’s the most bright and dedicated group of peers that I’ve ever been involved with.

Q: Anything Else you want to share?

   A: I can’t wait for this upcoming semester!

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?
   A: Stephanie Lux
Q: What is your major?
   A: Nursing/Spanish
Q: What is your position on Eboard?
   A: Internal Co-President
Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?
   A: Two
Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?
   A: GlobeMed has been integral in my leadership development and college experiences. It has been integral in shaping my aspirations and career plans. Global Health is important to me because I believe that no one should die from things that already have cures.
Q: An interesting fact about you!
   A: I hope to have traveled to 30 countries by the time I’m 30 and I’ve already traveled to 13.
Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?
   A: Working with other students to achieve common goals.

Meet our Executive Board!

Q: What is your name?

   A: Stephanie Lux

Q: What is your major?

   A: Nursing/Spanish

Q: What is your position on Eboard?

   A: Internal Co-President

Q: How many years have you been a part of GlobeMed?

   A: Two

Q: Why is GlobeMed and/or global health important to you?

   A: GlobeMed has been integral in my leadership development and college experiences. It has been integral in shaping my aspirations and career plans. Global Health is important to me because I believe that no one should die from things that already have cures.

Q: An interesting fact about you!

   A: I hope to have traveled to 30 countries by the time I’m 30 and I’ve already traveled to 13.

Q: What is your favorite part about GlobeMed?

   A: Working with other students to achieve common goals.