2018 Summer Research Program Reflections – Complexities Behind Lymphatic Filariasis
The blog is following the student participants in this year’s Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program (https://publichealth. wustl.edu/resources/summer-research program/). Each student will be providing their own reflections from a Summer Research Program Seminar Series (https://publichealth. wustl.edu/series/summer-research program-seminars/ ) event. Some students will also reflect on their experience in the summer program.
By Celia Zhou, undergraduate student, Wake Forest University
A smile slowly started to brim across her face as I stepped onto the red concrete floor of her house. The house itself sat upon a hill,which overlooked a picturesque, idyllic landscape. It was serene and peaceful,yet the vivid imagery hid the social complexities behind one of the world’s most neglected tropical diseases. As I entered the house, (read more)