Pursuing Clean Water for Marginalized Communities of Israel

Ruth Thomas

Ruth Thomas

Master’s Student in Epidemiology

Ruth Thomas is a MPH student in the Global Health Epidemiology track, with a keen interest in international health and marginalized communities. She spent her summer in Israel, working on water, sanitation and hygiene issues in the Negev, as well as the West Bank. 

As researchers, it is very important to be culturally relative and sensitive to the people that you're working with because this is their everyday life and not just a study that they're a part of.


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