2019 Global Public Health Internship Summary
- Latin America/the Caribbean: N/A
- South America: Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, and Chile
- Africa: Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda
- Europe: England, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland
- The Middle East: Israel and Lebanon
- Asia/South Asia: Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar, Indonesia, and Thailand
2019 Summer Internship Student Reports
Savannah Boerger (Global Health Epidemiology)
Project: Mosquito species competition as potential influencer of dengue transmission in Ecuador--Instituto Nacional de Investigacion en Salud Publica INSPI, Quito, Ecuador
"I gained skills in vector-borne disease research and experienced what my future public health work might look like."
Avonlea Rickerson (Health Management and Policy)
Project: HIV-South Africa--CAPRISA: Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research, Durban, South Africa
"I learned more about the intersections of behavioral research, epidemiology, and clinical research in HIV and how that affects sub-Saharan Africa."
Katie Cooney (Global Health Management and Policy)
Project: Private and International Patients--RMCH, Manchester, United Kingdom
"I worked at a children's hospital to gain experience with a single-payer system and hope to find innovative solutions for health accessibility and equity."
Lauren Bacans-Grounds (Global Environmental Health Sciences)
Project: Integration of Informal Electronic Waste Processors into a Semiformal System: A Case Proposal for Thailand--Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand
"I created a community intervention proposal to help improve worker and environmental health in informal worker communities while maintaining worker independence."
Jennifer Cruz (Global Health Epidemiology)
Project: Exploring the Role of Female Autonomy in Early Cervical Cancer Detection in India--The George Institute for Global Health, New Delhi, India
"I completed a data analysis with findings that could help reduce gender-based violence and cancer incidence in India."