SET Participants

2017-18 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 was pleased to award Student Elective Term grants to the following students for the 2017-18 academic year.

Matthew GlickMatthew Glick

Matthew Glick is a fourth year medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He plans to train in Internal Medicine and specialize in Pulmonary Critical Care. He is a 2014 graduate of Goshen College where he played basketball and majored in chemistry and molecular biology. Aside from medicine, he enjoys running, traveling, and biking. 

Read Matthew’s SET Report 


Louise Babikow

Louise BabikowLouise Babikow is from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Eastern Mennonite University with a BS in Nursing in 2014 and is currently finishing a Masters in Nursing program at the University of Pennsylvania to become a Nurse Practitioner. She minored in Spanish in college and wants to do a SET experience in a Spanish-speaking setting. 




Jenna NofzigerJenna Nofziger

Jenna Nofziger is a medical student at The University of Toledo College of Medicine & Life Sciences, Toledo, Ohio. A 2014 graduate of Goshen College Traveling, she plans to do her Student Elective Term at Shirati KMT Hospital in Shirati, Tanzania, March 23 to April 20, 2018. She is married to Nathaniel Klink and in her free time enjoys exercise, reading, conversational Spanish language, arts and crafts, family time, and lake activities.



Leah Sitler

Leah Sitler is a medical student at Penn State University College of Medicine. She graduated from University of California, Los Angeles in 2012 and received an MS in Global Medicine from University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine in 2013. She plans to do her Student Elective Term at Macha Mission Hospital in Zambia in February 2018.



Cara SmithCara Smith

Cara Smith currently lives in Washington, DC where she is a student at Howard University College of Medicine. Previously, she lived in Topeka, Kansas and received her undergraduate degree at the University of Kansas in 2012. She plans to do a Student Elective Term in a Spanish-speaking setting. Following graduation from medical school in May 2018, she hopes to do a residency in family medicine.

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