2013 YSPH World Tour
Alexandra worked on the Story of a Girl Project, an international HIV advocacy campaign by Visual Epidemiology. After preparation in New Haven, she traveled to India for six weeks to establish partnerships with NGOs and film personal stories of women and girls living with HIV.
Sara HeydariSara conducted an evaluation to determine the effectiveness of HIV prevention, substance abuse treatment and care services which are offered to Afghan refugee injecting drug users.
Musleehat HamaduThe aim of Musleehat’s project was to determine if there was a difference in parasitemia levels and the presence of P. falciparum strains between simultaneously collected capillary and venous blood samples in clinical trials of malaria.
Mary D'AlimonteMary conducted an independent research project, in which she interviewed mothers living in an urban slum of Mumbai.
Maggie WilsonAn HIV project in Manglaralto, Ecuador.
Leah Thi LeLeah worked with the Center for Supporting Community Development Initiatives in Hanoi, Vietnam to evaluate the working relationship between governmental agencies and community-based organizations (CBOs) for drug users and sex workers.
The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) is an organization that works to improve the lives of women and girls throughout the U.S.
Jensen ReckhowJensen’s project examined the prevalence, intensity, and responsiveness to treatment of geo-helminth infections among school-age children in Rakai District, Uganda.
Erin JaskeErin spent her summer studying hookworm infection and drug resistance in Kintampo, Ghana. With the help of a field team, she screened 180 children from four villages for hookworm infection by collecting fecal samples from each child.
Eda interned at the Infectious Diseases Section of Hacettepe University’s Medical School. She worked on two research projects concerning Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), a viral tick-borne disease.