So You Want to Be a Global Health Professional?

Global health is becoming more popular as a specialization among students in schools of public health. Laurie Garrett is pleased with this trend but worries about the future of these students. The Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow for global health says much of the world would not want to employ Americans, who are regarded as arrogant people that would force their ideas on foreign cultures.

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  • David Lepeska

    David has served as U.N. correspondent for the newswire UPI and reported for several major newspapers, including the New York Daily News and Newsday. He was chief correspondent for the Kashmir Observer in Srinagar, India, and regularly contributes to the Economist, among other publications. Since 2007, David has reported for Devex News from Washington, New York, as well as South Asia.