2010 Rowe Scholar: Gian Grant

Gian Grant
Gian Grant

Gian Grant is originally from St. Ann’s, Jamaica but currently resides in Windsor, Connecticut where she graduated from Windsor High School. A member of the Combined Program in Medicine, she plans to complete an individualized major by combining International Relations, Human Rights, and Women’s Studies. Because she enjoys experiencing different cultures, Gian would ultimately like to become a Pediatric Hematologist, living in Europe and working in Sierra Leone or another African nation. Gian is an alumna of HCOP’s Senior Doctors Academy and has volunteered at the Community Health Center Health Fair in Hartford, CT. During her senior year in high school, Gian worked as a Dental Receptionist.

Rowe Researcher: Health in the Buduburam Refugee Camp

Summer 2012: The Socio-Political Influences on Health in the Buduburam Refugee Camp

By Gian Grant, Dr. Elizabeth Holzer

The United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) recognizes that there are approximately 2.7 million refugees in the world. The UNHCR often coordinates with non-governmental organizations and asylum countries to provide refugees with services such as health care until a permanent residential situation is agreed upon. Continue reading