2015 Summer Internships

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Becky Byler - New Delhi, India

Becky identified and evaluated public health nanotechnologies and biotechnologies developed by organizations across Asia and the Pacific.

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Courtney Choy - Samoa

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 Colombe - Thailand

Soledad conducted a cross-sectional study of Brucellosis and Q fever among livestock with the Ministry of Public Health in Thailand.

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Shaylen Foley - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Shaylen conducted research on the reproductive health experiences of female sex workers in Malaysia.

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Mike Garcia - Washington, D.C.

Mike interned at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

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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.

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Adedotun Ogunbajo - Accra, Ghana

Adedotun conducted qualitative research on the experiences of Ghanaian men who have sex with men living with HIV/AIDS in Accra.

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Tolulope Ogunbor - Nashville, Tennessee

Tolulope worked with several teams at the national strategic communications and public affairs firm, Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock Inc.

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Lia Pizzicato - Lima-Peru

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...

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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.

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Zhen Zhang - Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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...