International alumni panel: The route to and journey after the global health master’s program

9:00 am - 10:00 am PST (UTC-8)

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Alumni from the UCSF Master of Science in Global Health program will speak about their unique experiences applying, relocating, and studying in the program as international students, as well as their individual journeys after graduating. Moderated by MS Program Director Madhavi Dandu, the panel will include time for Q&A with prospective students. International applicants are encouraged to attend and ask questions before the program’s early admissions deadline on February 1, 2022. The session will also be informative for applicants in the U.S.


Lucía Abascal, MD, MS ’18
PhD Candidate, UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences; Public Health Physician, California Department of Public Health, Director’s Office, San Francisco, CA
Country of Origin: México

Graham Hinchcliffe, MS ’21
Course Assistant, UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences, San Francisco, CA
Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Joel Igu, MBA, MS ’15
PSS Associate, McKinsey & Company, Lagos, Nigeria
Country of Origin: Nigeria

Obieze Nwanna - Nzewunwa, MD, MS ’15
Fourth Year General Surgery Resident, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME
Country of Origin: Nigeria

Pal Shah, MS ’17
Second Year Medical Student, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Country of Origin: India