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Laura Baetscher, MPH/MA ‘14
Laura Baetscher, MPA/MA student in the Department of Community Health Sciences and Latin American Studies, spent 11 weeks in the Guatemalan Highlands, working with Nutri-Salud, an organization that aims to reduce chronic malnutrition and maternal mortality rates in that region by strengthening health services at the community level.
Claire Bristow, PhD candidate
Organization: University of Peru Cayetano Heredia Sexual Health Unit
Claire Bristow, PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology, worked with the University of Peru Cayetano Heredia Sexual Health Unit to research the social determinants of sexual health and HIV/syphilis rapid tests for the purpose of point-of-care diagnosis and prevention of congenital syphilis and adverse birth outcomes.
Annie Clarke, MPH ’14
Organization: Population Council
Annie Clarke, MPH student in the Department of Community Health Sciences, completed her international field studies at the Poverty, Gender, and Youth program at Population Council in Nairobi. She worked on the Social and Economic Assets for Vulnerable Adolescent Girls (SEAVAG) project, which focuses on building social, health, and economic assets for adolescent girls ages 10-19 by providing weekly meetings in girl-friendly, safe places that deliver financial and reproductive health education, and the opportunity to open personal savings accounts.
Rebecca Foelber, MPH ‘14
Organization: Pan American Health Organization
Rebecca Foelber, MPH student in the Department of Epidemiology, interned with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO). Her project focused on foodborne diseases in Latin America, where she conducted an analysis of foodborne parasites, using a multicriteria-based risk ranking method to assess the relative importance of foodborne parasites within Latin American countries.
Natasha Graves, MPH ’14
Organization: Gender DynamiX
Country: South Africa
Natasha Graves, MPH student in the Department of Community Health Sciences, completed her field studies in South Africa, working with the South African Transgender Health & Research Initiative (SATHRI). Her work focused mainly on developing the utilization of and access to health services among the transgender population in South Africa.
Joshua Quint, PhD candidate
Organization: University Health Sciences Campus
Joshua Quint, PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology, traveled to Phnom Penh, Cambodia where he performed data analysis for a project addressing the health needs of two highly stigmatized and at-risk populations: men who have sex with men and transgender men. He also traveled with a research team to study sites around the country collecting data and blood samples for a study of the efficacy of second-line anti-retroviral therapy for HIV.
Michelle Romero, PhD candidate
Organization: National Institute of Public Health in Mexico
Michelle Romero, PhD student in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, worked at the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico on a project aimed at preventing diseases related to exposure to chemical and biological pollution based on a health promotion strategy in Alpuyeca, Morelos, Mexico.
Adriane Wynn, PhD candidate
Organization: World Health Organization (WHO)
Adriane Wynn, PhD student in the Department of Health Policy and Management, worked at the World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia (WHO SEARO). She was able to apply the research methods and analysis skills that she gained through her coursework at FSPH in order to create tools that are expanding the monitoring and evaluation capacity of the SEARO HIV Unit.