Advocacy Coordinator

August 21, 2019

Mattie White is a fourth-year medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine. She attended Purdue University for undergrad, earning a Bachelor of Science in both Nutrition Science and Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology. During her time at Purdue University, she was a member of AMSA and helped to co-found a student organization devoted to global health. She began to explore her passion for medicine and global health by spending a summer in Peru learning about healthcare delivery and disparities of health. Since starting medical school, Mattie has continued to travel and get involved in global health initiatives. Most recently, she participated in an immersion program in the Philippines with CHFI. She is also involved in her school’s student-run free health clinic, working to improve healthcare access to all members of the community. She hopes to pursue a career in gastroenterology with a focus in global health. Outside of school, Mattie enjoys skiing, watching Purdue Boilermaker athletics, and participating in a curling league.