Christy Colburn

Christy Colburn

Associate Director, Global Health & Health Policy Undergraduate Program
Christy Colburn

Christy manages HGHI’s Undergraduate Summer Research & Internships Program and advises students in the Global Health & Health Policy (GHHP) Secondary Field. She has 17 years of university administration experience with both undergraduate and graduate students at Harvard and MIT. Prior to joining HGHI/GHHP, Christy worked on a maternal mortality research study at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. Before that she ran the student internships and grants programs at Harvard's Center for European Studies. Christy's previous experience in global health includes working for the World Health Organization and UNAIDS in Geneva, Switzerland, for the international development arm of World Learning in D.C., and for a medical device division of Johnson & Johnson. In addition, she has volunteered at rural health clinics in Honduras and Haiti. Christy earned an MA in Intercultural Relations from Lesley University and a BA in English Literature from Miami University in Ohio.

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