Stephanie Stan, (MS '23)
Stephanie Stan is a Master of Science in Global Health (MS-GH) candidate at Duke University. Prior to coming to Duke, Stephanie attended University of Michigan where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology, Cognition and Neuroscience. Stephanie has worked as a Programming and Communications Intern at Global Ties Detroit and as a PEERS Research Assistant for Michigan Medicine. In addition to being a Margolis Scholar and a graduate student, Stephanie is also a 2021 Emerging Leader for the Global Ties U.S., Emerging Leaders Program. Her main interests are in the role of health governance and diplomacy in increasing culturally competent healthcare for marginalized communities through policy reform. She is particularly interested in immigrant health, mental health, and the overlap between the two. As a Margolis Scholar, Stephanie is looking forward to gaining an in-depth understanding of current health challenges and policy solutions, and to creating a widespread network of peers, faculty and health policy professionals. She is also looking to develop skills to reshape health and social systems through policy reform. Stephanie is also excited to collaborate with faculty and fellow Scholars on projects aimed at mitigating socio-cultural health impacts by translating research into effective legislation.