Minhaj Chowdhury, PHS class of 2011, is now the CEO of his own company! Chowdhury became an advocate for safe water after his sophomore trip to Bangladesh to study arsenic poisoning, a problem common to many of the country’s wells. Now he is the CEO of Drinkwell, a company he founded to establish local water businesses in areas affected by arsenic.
Aletha Maybank ’96 serves some of Brooklyn’s most vulnerable communities in her position as an assistant health commissioner in New York City. Read more about her inspiring work promoting health equity and reducing health inequalities in Arts & Sciences magazine.
Jimena Castellanos Aguirre of the class of 2016 spent her summer studying tuberculosis cases among diabetic patients at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg. Read more about her experience in the Johns Hopkins Gazette.