Alumni Participants

Annalise Carington '15
Conservation Specialist, Intervale Center

Annalise joined the Intervale Center in Burlington, VT through a partnership with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. With the USFWS, Annalise works with the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program on habitat restoration and other land management projects statewide. She brings that expertise to the Intervale Center's Agricultural Services team, helping farmers navigate Vermont’s new water quality regulations, assess land management concerns on their properties, and find the technical and financial resources they need to implement conservation practices.

Geetika Kalloo '08
Doctoral Student in Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health

Geetika Kalloo is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Department of Epidemiology at Brown University School of Public Health interested in environmental determinants of perinatal and pediatric health. Her work investigates how exposure to mixtures of commonly found environmental chemicals, such as those found in personal care products, pesticides, household air, and dust, during pregnancy will impact both the physical and neurological development of children. Previous to her doctoral work Geetika served as an Epidemiologist and Quality Initiatives Project Manager for the Department of Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where she was responsible for all epidemiological reporting for surgical services. After the completion of her doctorate, Geetika will be starting a post-doctoral fellowship at Brown University School of Public Health studying the health effects of climate change in vulnerable populations.

Gillian Lui '13
Sustainability Consultant, Ceres

Gillian is a San Francisco Bay Area-based sustainability professional who has advanced climate change mitigation strategies across the academic, philanthropic, and non-profit sectors. She currently works as a Sustainability Consultant with Ceres, a non-profit that mobilizes Fortune 500 companies and global investors around climate leadership and advocacy. Prior to Ceres, Gillian was a Climate Research Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, conducting research and analysis to develop The Packard Foundation’s US$50 million annual grantmaking portfolio on climate solutions in land use, innovations, and energy.

At Middlebury, Gillian was a joint major in Environmental Studies and Conservation Biology, and minored in Mathematics. She also holds a research Master’s degree in Plant Sciences from the University of Cambridge, where she was a Keasbey Scholar and published research at the intersection of tropical deforestation and emerging remote sensing technologies.

Anjali Merchant '12.5
Full Stack Software Engineer, Polis Inc.

Anjali graduated with a B.A. in Biology from Middlebury College. After pursuing a M.S. from Yale University in Microbiology, she worked as a research analyst at a public health think tank in New Delhi. There, she developed an interest in programming, as her research involved working with large data sets. Anjali now works as a Full Stack Software Engineer at Polis Inc., building tools to support door-to-door outreach and political canvassing.

Dr. Kim Wilson '84
Pediatrician and Associate Director of the Global Pediatrics Program, Boston Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Kim Wilson, M.D. M.P.H. is a primary care pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, and the Associate Director of the Global Pediatrics Program in the Division of General Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Wilson’s work focuses on strategies to improve access to quality health care for underserved populations domestically and internationally. In Boston, Dr. Wilson has implemented programs to improve quality of health care for children with medical, developmental and social complexity, most recently developing evidence based guidelines for primary care of newly arrived immigrant children.

Globally, Dr. Wilson has lead programs to improve the quality of maternal and newborn care at hospital facilities in the Dominican Republic and in community settings in Tanzania. Most recently, Dr. Wilson has focused on programs that integrate early childhood development into health care services, working with Partners In Health to implement the Pediatric Developmental Clinics, a medical home based early Intervention program for high infants in rural Rwanda. Dr. Wilson also has an interest in leveraging technology to improve quality of child health care, working with D-tree international to develop mobile digital platforms to support CHW in delivering health care and early child development services to children in Zanzibar. As a leader in global health education, Dr. Wilson serves as the lead pediatric specialist at Harvard for the Human Resources for Health Program Rwanda, a collaboration of academic medical centers supporting expanded residency training programs in Rwanda. She also founded and directs the Global Pediatric Fellowship Program in Health Service Delivery at Boston Children’s Hospital. ​

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