SET Participants2019-20 Academic Year
Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship (MHF) encourages persons studying for healthcare professions to learn and serve in cross-cultural mission/service settings in developing countries. To further this goal, MHF provides educational grants toward travel and living expenses for a Student Elective Term (SET).
MHF is pleased to award Student Elective Term grants to the following students for the 2019-20 academic year.
Allison Hochstetler is a medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine. She traveled from August 29 to October 24, 2019 to Eldoret, Kenya for a term at Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital. Ali is originally from Goshen, Indiana and is a 2015 graduate of Goshen College with a major in biochemistry and molecular biology and a minor in Spanish. Read Ali’s SET Report.
Stephen Graber is a medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine. He will do an SET term with the Himalayan Health Exchange based in Himachal Pradesh, India, February 1-28, 2020. Stephen is originally from Goshen, Indiana and is a 2015 graduate of Goshen College with a major in Molecular Biology / Biochemistry and a minor in Music.
Jesse Voth-Gaeddert is a medical student at University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita and will do a SET term, February 3 – 29, 2020, at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital (GRRH) in Gulu, Uganda. GRRH is is a 250 bed public hospital that provides free care to mainly low-income children, teens and elderly. Jesse is originally from Hesston, Kansas and is a 2015 graduate of Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas with majors in Biology and Natural Sciences.
Esther Good is a medical student at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She plans to do a Student Elective Term term in February-March 2020. Esther is a 2007 graduate of Eastern Mennonite University in Social Work and TESL and received a certificate in Medical Sciences prior to medical school. She grew up in Kenya and currently lives with her husband, Yohannes Worku, and two children, in Dunmore, Pennsylvania.