Tag: global health

Marilyn Corrales Marilyn Corrales (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

University of California Riverside School of Medicine


Marilyn is a first-year medical student at University of California Riverside School of Medicine in Riverside, California class of 2023. In 2010, she graduated from University of California Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. She enjoys hiking, tennis, and playing with her two dogs. After graduating medical school, Marilyn would like to pursue a career in surgery or internal medicine.




Reflections on My Medical Elective in South Africa

Doing my elective at Klerksdorp-Tshepong (K/T) Hospital Complex in my hometown of Klerksdorp gave me the opportunity to become familiar with the health system, the medical personnel and health-related issues that are prevalent in my community. It also allowed me to draw comparisons between my home country of South Africa and the United Kingdom, where I have undertaken the clinical years of my medical degree.

Coronavirus Exposes Inequities. Now, Let’s Address Them.

From a public health perspective, we in Oregon have nowhere near the number of cases as our northern neighbors in Washington, although with delayed testing it is hard to tell exactly how many people are infected. But as we continue to follow the pattern of disease spread that has been demonstrated in Wuhan and Italy, we can presume that things will only escalate from here. And with it, inequities will be laid bare.

Daniel Gehlbach Daniel Gehlbach (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

University of California, Riverside School of Medicine


Daniel Gehlbach is a second-year medical student at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine in Riverside, California, class of 2022. In 2016 he graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering: Biotechnology, in 2018 he graduated from San Diego State University with a Masters of Public Health Epidemiology degree. He is committed to alleviating health disparities and bringing health equity to minorities, refugees, immigrants, migrants, non-native English speakers, the homeless, the poor, and many more. Daniel intends to practice Street Medicine in Southern California and continue to expand efforts to care for the underserved, model by example, and eventually lead and train the next generation of physicians and medical staff.