Program Staff

Rebecca Malouin

Rebecca A. Malouin, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Global Health Studies Program Director


Dr. Rebecca Malouin serves as Director of the Global Health Studies Program. She is also the Director of Research for the Institute for Global Health in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University. Dr. Malouin is a health services researcher with a specific interest in the experience of care within primary care. Prior to joining Michigan State University, Dr. Malouin served as an epidemiologist in the Michigan Department of Community Health and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She also served as a United States Peace Corps volunteer in Niger. Dr. Malouin received her Ph.D. and M.P.H. in international health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She also completed a M.S. in epidemiology from Michigan State University. Dr. Malouin oversees the Global Health Studies Program and is an instructor for OST 822 Introduction to Global Health Practice and OST 828 Global Health Capstone.

Stephanie Six

Stephanie Six, M.S.A.

Global Health Studies Program Administrator/Academic Advisor


Ms. Stephanie Six serves as the Global Health Studies Program Administrator and Academic Advisor. Ms. Six has over 25 years of experience working in a variety of higher education roles, with the majority focusing on trade apprenticeship and medical preceptorship program coordination, research administration and human resource labor relations. She is currently working on her doctorate in education technology and earned both her B.S. in Administration and M.S. in Administration online from Central Michigan University. Ms. Six has been involved in several health education research projects related to primary care, including the administration of two US Department of Health & Human Services grants and participation as a federal grant reviewer.

Wendi Winston

Wendi Winston, M.L.I.S.

Global Health Studies Academic Program Coordinator/Admissions Advisor


Mrs. Wendi Winston serves as both the Academic Program Coordinator and Admissions Advisor for the Global Health Studies Program. Mrs. Winston has more than 20 years of customer service experience and has worked with students in higher education for over 10 years. Prior to joining the Global Health Studies Program, Mrs. Winston worked for the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Detroit campus since its inception in 2009. In addition to her job duties, Mrs. Winston has found ways to be an active voice at MSU. She had the honor of serving two terms as a member of the Women's Advisory Committee for Support Staff (WACSS), was a union representative for the Clerical Technical Union for 10 years and was the 2017 recipient of the Thomas and Concettina Gliozzo Clerical-Technical Recognition Award. Mrs. Winston earned both her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and her Master of Library Information degree from Wayne State University.

Mark Hodgins

Mark Hodgins, M.A., B.A.

Instructional System Designer


Mr. Mark Hodgins serves as an Instructional Technology Advisor within the Institute for Global Health (IGH). He is currently part of the team working on curriculum revisions for the Armed Forces College of Medicine in Egypt. Before acting as an advisor for IGH, Mr. Hodgins had spent 38 years providing instructional technology services to the four medical schools at Michigan State University. These services have included instructional television production, computer laboratory configuration and operation, instructional and administrative computer program development, and faculty development in the area of instructional design. He obtained his B.A. in Telecommunication and M.A. in Educational Psychology – Computer-Aided Instruction at MSU. He has traveled extensively around the world to attend Instructional Technology conferences as well as for pleasure. Destinations include British Columbia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Egypt, France, Germany, England, and Ireland.

Abe Wheeler

Abe Wheeler, M.L.I.S., M.T.S.



Mr. Abe Wheeler is an MSU Librarian and is designated as the Global Health Studies Program primary librarian. Mr. Wheeler obtained his Master in Library Science (MLIS) from the University of Pittsburgh and Master of Theological Studies (MTS) from Vanderbilt University. He has been a librarian for 15 years with 12 of those years working for MSU Libraries. Mr. Wheeler’s expertise lies in evidence-based practice, creating tractable research questions, data literacy, and advanced searching techniques.

Baileigh Clevenger

Baileigh Clevenger

Student Clerical Assistant


Ms. Baileigh Clevenger currently serves as a Student Clerical Assistant for the GHS Program Office. Ms. Clevenger is a current student at Michigan State University majoring in sociology. Her current position involves assisting in the management of the program LinkedIn page, reviewing course sites and documents for accessibility and other academic related tasks.