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Caroline Murtagh

Caroline Murtagh

Andover, MA
United States
MD
School of Medicine

Caroline Murtagh, from Andover, Massachusetts, is pursuing an MD at Stanford School of Medicine. She graduated from Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and international development studies. As a physician, Caroline aspires to partner with communities to elevate historically marginalized voices, engage in multi-sector collaboration, and advance the equitable redistribution of resources to alleviate structural causes of health inequities. Through her work with Partners In Health, she supported post-Ebola health system strengthening efforts in Liberia, co-led a unit of COVID-19 contact tracers in Massachusetts, and helped coordinate the COVID-19 response in Immokalee, FL. In Uganda, Caroline researched blood donation to inform interventions for alleviating blood shortages. At Notre Dame, she was the recipient of the Fr. Ernest J. Bartell, CSC, Prize for Undergraduate Research on Poverty and Development. She was named a Fulbright Scholar, and her work is published in Social Science and Medicine.

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