Tina Lupone is a first-year PhD student in CISL. She hopes to research how to best incorporate global health educational competencies into sustainable and ethical higher education programs and experiential education. Through this, she is interested in researching how to best use distance/virtual learning for global health education and to better understand medical and public health student motivations for pursuing experiences (virtual or in-person) in global health. Tina holds a master’s in public health jointly from SUNY Upstate Medical University and Syracuse University and a BS in Biology from Syracuse University. She also holds advanced certification in Global Health from University at Albany. She is currently a masters-level faculty instructor at SUNY Upstate Medical University and directs the Center for Education and Training at the SUNY Upstate Institute for Global Health and Translational Science. She is a mom to a 4-year-old son and a 7 year old corgi named Vespa.