MA Health Arts & Sciences
Goddard College asks, what can be done in response to the recent violence against our black citizens? A number of Goddard students, alumni and faculty shared news of their involvement with #Blacklivesmatter and related anti-racist organizing efforts around the country:
By Kim Pereira Grace Asagra Stanley, a 2013 graduate of the MA in Health Arts and Sciences program at Goddard, radiates calm yet luminous energy as she tells me about her upbringing and its relationship to interdisciplinary approaches to health.
In the fall of 2010, six months after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, Jenna Schmitz (BA HAS ‘13) moved to Hinche in Haiti’s Central Plateau, 37 miles north of Port-au-Prince. Trained as a Certified Professional Midwife at Birthwise Midwifery School (which has
17 years ago, Amy Chavez (BA HAS ’11, MA HAS ’13) paused her college career in order to raise her two daughters, now 16 and 13. While raising her children, Amy became a doula, studied herbalism, received her associate degree in science,
Four years ago, Carina Rockland (BA HAS ’13) was hospitalized for six weeks with an unknown diagnosis. She had severe abdominal pains and was malnourished, vulnerable to septic shock, and showing no signs of improvement. Just after Carina’s last surgery,