2015 Summer Internships
Becky Byler - New Delhi, IndiaBecky identified and evaluated public health nanotechnologies and biotechnologies developed by organizations across Asia and the Pacific.
Courtney Choy - SamoaCourtney worked with a team of MPH students to conduct a community-based survey to identify and assess the nutritional status of children on the Samoan island of Upolu.
Soledad Colombe - ThailandSoledad conducted a cross-sectional study of Brucellosis and Q fever among livestock with the Ministry of Public Health in Thailand.
Shaylen Foley - Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaShaylen conducted research on the reproductive health experiences of female sex workers in Malaysia.
Mike Garcia - Washington, D.C.Mike interned at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
Girish Motwani - New Delhi, Gurgaon
As an intern at the Public Health Foundation of India Girish, worked on addressing urban health and universal health coverage.
Adedotun Ogunbajo - Accra, GhanaAdedotun conducted qualitative research on the experiences of Ghanaian men who have sex with men living with HIV/AIDS in Accra.
Tolulope Ogunbor - Nashville, TennesseeTolulope worked with several teams at the national strategic communications and public affairs firm, Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock Inc.
Lia Pizzicato - Lima-PeruLia implemented a study at La Asociación Civil Impacta Salud y Educación, Peru’s largest non-governmental organization dedicated to clinical, biomedical and public health research related to HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections.
Etna Tiburcio - Manglaralto, Ecuador
Etna planned and implemented a research project on food insecurity along the coast of Ecuador with a team of Yale College students.
Zhen Zhang - Cluj-Napoca, RomaniaZhen worked at the Environmental Health Center in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on a metals exposure assessment project in communities surrounding mining areas in the Apușeni Mountains of Transylvania.