I wanted to be a part of a community of passionate global health leaders who recognize that empowering communities, challenging systems of oppression, and exchanging ideas and cultures are critical to achieving a more equitable and just world.
Paul Rebman is originally from Wheaton, Illinois, USA. Most recently, Paul worked for the Minneapolis Health Department, both as an AmeriCorps VISTA member and as a research assistant. In his time there, he helped develop a hospital-based violence intervention program, conducted qualitative research on barriers to father involvement for unmarried fathers, and supported evaluation of the health department’s youth intervention programming. Paul completed his bachelor’s degree in psychology at Macalester College. As a student, he participated in a variety of research and service activities, including managing an eye-tracking research lab, conducting research on the roles of men in feminist organizations in Nicaragua, teaching English classes, and coordinating a cultural immersion trip to Guatemala. Outside of work, Paul enjoys cooking, playing tennis, and watching reruns of The Office.