2018 Internships


Tammy Chen - OLAGA, Apia, Samoa

Tammy Chen worked on two maternal-child health projects in Samoa.


Melanie Curry - Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Melanie Curry studied Leptospira with researchers from the Federal University of Bahia and Fiocruz (the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation).


Allissa Desloge - WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

Allison Desloge interned at the World Health Organization in the Unit for the Management of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs).


Chris Fanikos - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Chris Fanikos interned at the Division of Pharmcoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics (“DoPE”) of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.


Wenting Gao - Human Cell Atlas Project, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Wenting Gao worked with the Human Cell Atlas Project, an international collaborative effort that aims to define the molecular profiles of all human cell types.


Nicholaus Johnson - WELL Building Institute, NY, NY

Nicholaus Johnson interned at the International WELL Building Institute, where he worked on researching standards across international markets.


Marleen Jones-Pool - Fair Haven Community Health Center, New Haven, CT

Marleen Jones-Pool worked on health literacy and diabetes health outcomes at the Fair Haven Community Health Center with a team from Student Partnerships in Global Health.


Marina Marmolejo - Los Angeles, California

Marina Marmolejo collected nutritional data for SPY, a drop in center for homeless and transient youth in Los Angeles.


Victoria Shirriff - PAHO/WHO, Washington, DC

Victoria Shirriff studied foodborne disease outbreaks in Latin America and the Caribbean for the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization at their Washington, DC...


Sophie To - OLAGA, Apia, Samoa

Sophie To did independent research as a Downs Fellow on body size perceptions and potential weight stigma experiences among Samoan adults.


Sydney Wade - CDC, San Juan, PR

Syndney Wade worked as a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dengue Branch as an epidemiology team intern in San Juan, Puerto Rico.