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2015 Summer Internships

  • Becky identified and evaluated public health nanotechnologies and biotechnologies developed by organizations across Asia and the Pacific.
  • Courtney 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 conducted a cross-sectional study of Brucellosis and Q fever among livestock with the Ministry of Public Health in Thailand.
  • Shaylen conducted research on the reproductive health experiences of female sex workers in Malaysia.
  • Mike interned at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
  • As an intern at the Public Health Foundation of India Girish, worked on addressing urban health and universal health coverage.


  • Adedotun conducted qualitative research on the experiences of Ghanaian men who have sex with men living with HIV/AIDS in Accra.
  • Tolulope worked with several teams at the national strategic communications and public affairs firm, Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock Inc.
  • Lia 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 planned and implemented a research project on food insecurity along the coast of Ecuador with a team of Yale College students.

  • Zhen 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.