Rutgers School of Public Health students, Ms. Salome Beyene, Mr. Rohit Mukherjee, Ms. Sur Patel, Dr. Shilpa Patel-Toolsidas, Ms. Kathleen Reilly, Mr. Stephen Ruhmel, Mr. Raghav Sachdeva, and Mr. Peng Wang, have been selected to serve on the Rutgers Global Health Institute’s Student Council.
The inaugural Council, made up of 52 undergraduate and graduate students from 19 schools across Rutgers, works to advance global health engagement opportunities for students.
The Council represents the student voice at the Institute and works to foster global health collaboration across Rutgers’ academic disciplines. Council members were either recommended by an Institute Core Faculty member or completed a self-nomination questionnaire.
Each member will serve on the council for up to two years, and new students will be invited to join each fall. The Council’s leadership, which is still being determined, will include two Co-Presidents and 10 committee co-chairs — two for each of the following five committees: