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Lysa MacKeen

Assistant Director for Experiential Learning

Trent 132
(919) 681-5642
lysa.mackeen@duke.edu

Lysa coordinates the student projects program for undergraduate students, MSc-GH and medical students with a focus on Global Health Certificate and DGHI funded students. In this capacity, she works with faculty to develop projects offering local and international global health fieldwork opportunities, connects students to existing Duke service and research opportunities and coordinates undergraduate proposal development and funding through DGHI. Lysa also is available to consult with GH faculty on linking courses to students' past, current, and future research or service projects. Lysa has an MPH from Tulane University, was a Peace Corps volunteer in Guinea, and lived in West Africa for 12 years.

Something interesting most people don't know about me: I sang on my first album when I was five

Favorite activity/ hobby outside of work: Genealogy

Favorite food: Pictou County Oatcakes

Why I'm interested in global health: There is no set of issues and challenges that unites humanity more completely than the need to work for health for all.

Lysa MacKeen