Olivia Chan

Olivia is a freshman pursuing a major in Public Health and minors in Social Policy and History. As a member of the Domestic Health team, her work focuses on policy and inequity, and explores the various ways political decisions affect disparities in care. Outside of HMR, Olivia is currently doing research on refugee care and health systems in politically unstable nations. She is also a brother in Alphi Phi Omega, volunteers with JHU LEAD, and works at the Alan Chesney Medical Archives at Johns Hopkins. In the future, she hopes to continue her work with community organizing and service by promoting health equity for underserved and international populations.

The Current State of Suicide in America

It’s the tenth leading cause of death in the United States. It’s at its highest rate in the past 30 years. And it’s one of the most complex and underreported issues facing every demographic of the American society. Every year,...

/ November 6, 2017

Mapping a healthier future: Interview with Food Policy Director Holly Freishtat

Across the country, many populations suffer malnutrition and its associated health complications that result from poor access to nutritious foods. According to the USDA, food deserts, or “low-access communities,” are defined as places where at least 500 people or 33%...

/ April 16, 2017


We welcome you to Hippocrates Med Review! We hope to provide a world-class forum that showcases a holistic view of medicine as told by the brightest minds in the medical field. Despite medicine’s impact in our lives and the world,...

/ January 21, 2017