Med student and public health alum, Madeline Pesec, on the success of Costa Rica's primary health care system

Madeline Pesec

To lead a new paper in Health Affairs that describes the exceptional success of Costa Rica’s approach to primary care, student Madeline Pesec combined her own initiative and talent with Brown’s unique academic programs and alumni network.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — At least in the area of global health scholarship, it would be hard to imagine a more Brunonian story than that of medical student Madeline Pesec, the lead author on a new paper that explains the enviable success of Costa Rica in building a system of universal primary health care (other countries, take note). READ MORE