Dismantling Voluntourism: Evaluating the Effects of a Global Health Supplemental Curriculum on Undergraduate Volunteers Travelling to Haiti
Adviser: Dr. Peter Locke
Jehannaz Dastoor graduated in 2020 from Northwestern University’s College of Arts & Sciences with a major in Anthropology with a biological concentration. At Northwestern, Jehannaz became an EMT, worked as a lab intern in the Department of Preventive medicine, founded a medical service student organization, and was a Sergeant on the executive board of Northwestern Emergency Medical Organization. She is passionate about global health, and has worked in Jacmel, Haiti with a Haitian community health organization for five years. Jehannaz completed her research project with the support of Northwestern’s Academic Year Undergraduate Grant. She will be obtaining an MD at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and an MPH concurrently at The Graduate School at Northwestern. She hopes to continue pursuing her interest in global health, and aims to practice as a physician and contribute to community health efforts both in the U.S. and internationally.