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Katelyn Beans


Katelyn Beans

Katelyn Beans
Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Katelyn Beans is an undergraduate working towards her bachelor’s degree in international relations and biology with a public health focus at Connecticut College. She is expected to graduate from Connecticut College with her bachelor's in May 2016. Her studies focus on healthcare availability and how global relations enhance healthcare development in developing countries. She believes that international cooperation and education is the best way to improve healthcare systems. Her research looks into improving educational opportunities to improve the overall scope of healthcare in developing countries. Her main focus is in francophone Africa but extends to all areas of the developing world. Her future plans include graduate school for public health and medicine.

She is currently working at the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research in Geneva on sexual and reproductive health and rights in developing countries and providing online training courses for healthcare providers in these areas.