Training and Materials Directors
Derek Goshay is a junior, who along with being a CHE, is also a CCE. He also takes part in the pre-medical program Yale Medical Professions Outreach, Yale's biggest pre-medical resource group on campus, and volunteers with Elder Horizons at the hospital, a program that uses volunteers to help reduce the risk of delirium in older patients. He wants to pursue a major in Neuroscience and is currently studying to go to medical school in the future. Derek works as the training and materials director, ensuring that teachers have the tools and the knowledge necessary in order to be the best quality peer health teachers possible. Derek is honored and excited to take part in CHE'S effort to provide quality health education in New Haven public schools.
Joanna is a junior in Berkeley College from Santa Barbara, California. She is double majoring in Cognitive Science and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Joanna taught Nutrition & Substance Abuse her first year and Intro & Mental Health her sophomore year. She is also a social neuroscience research assistant in the Crockett Laboratory and, in her free time, enjoys landscape painting and trail running.
Charlie Musoff (Head Curriculum Director)
Charlie (DC '20) is an MCDB major in the Global Health Studies program from Scarsdale, NY. This year is his fourth as a member of CHE, and he is deeply grateful for the organization and everything it has given him. As a first-year, Charlie taught healthy sex, and as a sophomore, he was the healthy sex group head. Last year, Charlie was one of CHE's co-coordinators, and this year, he is the head curriculum adviser, as well as a single classroom educator. In his free time, Charlie loves running, singing, and doing puzzles, and he is looking forward to another great year of teaching!
Talia is a junior in Davenport from Alameda, California. For the past two years, she taught the Relationships and Abuse workshops, and this year is one of CHE's curriculum directors. She loves working on CHE's workshops and trying to make them the best that they can be! Outside of CHE, she can be found writing for the Yale Daily News and spending time with friends in the Davenport dining hall.
Astra Toyip is a sophomore in Franklin from New York City. She taught for nutrition and substance abuse last year, and is excited to join SCOMM as evaluations director this year! Astra is pre-med and a prospective neuroscience major and joined CHE because of her interest in public health and health education. When she's not working with CHE she enjoys dancing with Yaledancers.
Virginia is a sophomore in Timothy Dwight College from Atlanta, Georgia. She taught in Nutrition and Substance Abuse her first year in CHE and will be teaching in Middle School Educators this year! She is studying Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and is interested in environmental health. In her free time, Virginia enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, farming, and reading.
HIgh school liaisons
Abby Mintz (Head Liaison)
Abby is a junior in Trumbull from Chevy Chase, MD. She is currently serving as High School Liaison for CHE for the second year in a row! She taught Introduction and Mental Health her first year and as a liaison has gotten the chance to teach all of the CHE workshops. She really enjoys interacting with the students and answering their questions. Abby is majoring in Astrophysics and Statistics & Data Science and spends her time outside of CHE working on astrophysics research, giving science tours, and tutoring for calculus.
Social Media & Website Director
Yousra Omer is a sophomore in Davenport from Auburn, Alabama. This is her second year as a part of CHE, and she is excited to work as a group head for MSE and the Social Media & Website Director this year. Aside from CHE, Yousra is the Social Activity Chair for the Davenport College Council, a Davenport College Aide, the Political Action Chair for the Muslim Students Association, a representative on the Sophomore Class Council, a Project Manager for the Yale College Council Business Team, and a Production and Design Manager on the Yale Global Health Review. In her free time, you can find Yousra in The Dive, the Davenport buttery.