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2018 - 2019 Fielding School Student Awards

Fielding School of Public Health students earned academic awards, scholarships, internships, grants and/or fellowships during the 2018-19 academic year.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Abdelmonem A. Afifi Student Fellowship
Emily Marino
Environmental Health Sciences

American Statistical Association Section on Statistics in Epidemiology Career Development Scholarship
Melissa Soohoo
Epidemiology

Amgen Fellowship
Tommy Gibson
Biostatistics 

Ann and Phil Heymann Global Fellowship
Marissa Watkins
Community Health Sciences          

Ann G. Quealy Memorial Fellowship
Leon Cristobal
Sofia Porter-Castro
Health Policy and Management

Anne Sullivan Reher Livio Fund for the Health and Well-Being of the Homeless
Ledaly Blandino        
Community Health Sciences
Jennifer Pitt
Epidemiology

Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) Fellowship
Rachel Connolly
Yan Lin
Zhen Tong
Environmental Health Sciences

Bixby Certificate on Population and Reproductive Health
Ledaly A. Blandino
Lou Paulette S. Din
Kendall Dunlop-Korsness
Alexandra Hanel
Samantha Hwang
Melanie M. Potter
Marina Stephanie Quintanilla
Noemi Rivera-Olmedo
Kyle Patrick Ryan
Carey Walovich
Marissa Watkins
Community Health Sciences

Bixby International Internships on Population and Reproductive Health
Lou Paulette S. Din
Community Health Sciences

Bixby Research Mentorship
Whitney Akabike
Community Health Sciences

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Inter-School Training Program in Chronic Diseases
Kosuke Inoue
Cynthia Kusters
Qi Yan
Epidemiology

California Center for Population Research Training Program
Stephanie Ly
Community Health Sciences

Carolbeth Korn Scholar Award
Aaron Scheffler
Biostatistics

Catherine Chesire and Lan Wu Fellowship
John Donoghue
Sandra Martinez
Sarah Ritz
Epidemiology

Celia G. and Joseph G. Blann Fellowship
Lu Zhang
Biostatistics
Yan Lin
Environmental Health Sciences

Chang-Lin Tien Fellowship for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
James Huynh
Community Health Sciences 

Child and Family Health Summer Internship
Jennifer Archuleta
Emily Cornell
Cinthia De Leon       
Katelyn Farro
Maciel Gonzalez
Alexandria Goodyear
Dana Paycao
Alexia Vartanian       
Lois Yoon      
Community Health Sciences
Chase Israel
Taylor Mobley
Arianne Young
Epidemiology
Ivan Barragan
Nicole Pereira
Health Policy and Management 

Community Partners Fellowship Award
Julian Brunner
Madison Gamm
Health Policy and Management 

CTSI TL1 Postdoctoral Training Fellowship
Russell Buhr
Health Policy and Management 

Dean’s Leadership Grant
Jennifer Archuleta
Mehar Maju
Noemi Rivera-Olmedo
Armen Ter-Barsegyan
Community Health Sciences
Ryan Assaf
John Donoghue
Mikala Evans
Maxwell Green
Vennis Hong
Chase Israel
Yang Wang
Epidemiology
Ivan Barragan
Seth Lake
Alexandra Lizarraga
Nicole Pereira
Sofia Porter-Castro
Health Policy and Management 

Dean’s Global Health Fellowships

Funded by the Jonathan & Karin Fielding Endowed Fund and the Linda Rosenstock Global Health Innovation Fund
Kendall Dunlop-Korsness
Jeffrey Jacobs
Marufa Khandaker
Ellen Summerfelt       
Carey Walovich
Community Health Sciences
Ryan Assaf
Epidemiology 

Dean’s Outstanding Student Award
Eric Kawaguchi
Biostatistics
Monique Gil
Community Health Sciences
Yan Lin   
Environmental Health Sciences
Vaha Khachadourian
Epidemiology
Julian Brunner
Health Policy and Management 

Delta Omega Honorary Society Nominees in Public Health, Iota Chapter
Nominated for induction
Joanna Boland
Caesar (Zexuan) Li
Aaron Scheffler
Eric Kawaguchi
Shanpeng Li
Martin Flores
Biostatistics
Rachel Adams
Jennifer Archuleta
Haley Cameron
Pornsak Chandanabhumma
Helene Chokron Garneau
Kimberly Clair
Monique Gill
Alexandria Goodyear
James Huynh
Jeffrey Jacobs
Evan Krueger
Bridget Lerman
Naomi Louie
Stephanie Ly
Leah McConnell
Melanie Potter
Kyle Ryan
Ellen Summerfelt
Marissa Watkins
Community Health Sciences
Yan Lin
Teniope Adewumi-Gunn 
Environmental Health Sciences
Ryan Cook
Adva Gadoth
Brian Huang
Vahe Khachadourian
Cynthia Kusters
Taylor Mobley
Celeste Romano
Soe Khin
Epidemiology
Kelechi Adanobi
Ivan Barragan
Julian Brunner
Christopher Childers
Harleen Gill
Seth Lake
Erlinda Laska
John Anthony Madrigal
Alfonso Molina
Dhara Patel
Nicole Pereira
Diem Tran
Corinne Zahlis
Health Policy and Management
May Bhetraratana
Jessica Camacho
Molecular Toxicology IDP

Dissertation Year Fellowship
Eric Kawaguchi
Aaron Scheffler
Yu Shi
Biostatistics
Rachel Adams
Community Health Sciences
Jessica Camacho
Environmental Health Science
Paul Brendel
Ryan Cook
Vahe Khachadourian
Epidemiology
Christopher Childers
Courtney Coles
Health Policy and Management

Dowdle Mental Health Fellowship
Emily Cornell
Alexandra Hanel       
Leah McConnell
Community Heatlh Sciences
John Donoghue
Jennifer Pitt
Epidemiology 

E. Richard (Rick) Brown Social Justice Fellowship
Ivan Barragan
Health Policy and Management 

Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
Teni Adewumi
Environmental Health Sciences

Eleanor J. De Benedictis Fellowship
Suzette Aguirre
Esther Gao
Stephanie Prideaux
Community Health Sciences 

Endocrine Society Summer Research Fellowship
Kosuke Inoue
Epidemiology 

Environmental Health Sciences Opportunity Award
Christina Batteate
Jocelyn Castellanos
Liqiao Li
Environmental Health Sciences 

Eugene and Sallyann Fama Fellowships in the Fielding School of Public Health
Adam Shahar
Community Health Sciences
Chloe Quinlan
Environmental Health Sciences
Vennis Hong
Epidemiology
Harmeet Mann
Health Policy and Management 

FSPH Impact Fellowship
Lamar Hayes
Environmental Health Sciences 

FSPH Local Student Fieldwork
Naomi Louie
Community Health Sciences
Raenita Spriggs          
Environmental Health Sciences
John Donoghue
Eric Luong
Sandra Martinez
Epidemiology 

Gates Millennium Scholarship
Jennifer Archuleta
Maciel Gonzalez
Samantha Hwang
LaTiera Zachery  
Community Health Sciences 

Gold Shield Alumnae of UCLA
James Huynh  
Community Health Sciences 

Genomic Analysis and Interpretation Training Program (GATP) award
Juhyun Kim
Biostatistics 

Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Program
Angie Ghanem
Melissa Soohoo
Epidemiology
Yuge Bian
Farzan Oroumiyeh
Environmental Health Sciences 

Hilton Doctoral Training Program
Yan Chai
Adva Gadoth-Goodman
Vahe Khachadourian
Epidemiology

Hilton Global Summer Scholars
Marina Quintanilla       
Community Health Sciences

Howard and Irene Levine Distinguished Fellows Program
Alexandria Goodyear
Community Health Science

Jorge Paulo Lemann Fellowship Fund
Virginia Sampaio
Epidemiology

Judith Blake Memorial Fellowship
Yen-Wei
Environmental Health Sciences

Juneal Marie Smith Fellowship in International Nutrition
Yuhui Zhu
Epidemiology 

LA Marathon Summer Fieldwork Fellowship
Esther Gao
Mehar Maju
Zoe Womack
Community Health Sciences
Catherine Gibson
Yi-Ting Hwang
Environmental Health Sciences
Jessica Jara
Sarah Ritz
Epidemiology
Dhara Patel
Health Policy and Management

LA Sustainability Collaborative Fellowship
Rebecca Ferdman
Environmental Health Sciences 

Laurie and Bill Benenson Environmental Health Fellowship
Emily Marino
Environmental Health Sciences

Lester Breslow Fellowship
James Huynh
Community Health Sciences 

Luskin Center for Innovation Graduate Research Grant
Rebecca Ferdman
Environmental Health Sciences 

Maternal and Child Health Professionals Leadership Training Program
Alexandra Hanel
Lois Yoon
Community Health Sciences 

Max Factor Family Foundation Summer Internship Fund
Lauren Bedel
Enya Meng
Community Health Sciences 

Mentored Pilot Grant Program
Evan Krueger
Community Heatlh Sciences 

Monica Salinas Internship Fund in Latino and Latin American Health
Hyejin Cho
Cinthia De Leon
Community Health Sciences
Ivan Barragan
Health Policy and Management 

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences T32 Training Grant in Molecular Toxicology
Abigail Bline
Catherine Day
Teni Adewumi-Gunn
Molecular Toxicology IDP 

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health – Southern California Education and Research Center Fellowship
Zareen Amin
Nathaly Aquino
Hagop Arouchian
Cynthia Blackman
George Brogmus
Travis Cribbs
Nadia Ho
Xingmei Liu
Charlene Nguyen
Supasara Prasertphong
Environmental Health Sciences
Matthew Feaster
Epidemiology 

Neumann/Drabkin Global Public Health Field Experience
Kendall Dunlop-Korsness     
Community Health Sciences

PJ Fielding and Friends Child Health Fellowship
Ellen Summerfelt
Community Health Sciences

Public Health Training Program on Population Health Advocacy
Whitney Akabike
Lauren Bedel
Reina Black
Holly Calhoun
Kyra Huete
James Huynh
Samantha Hwang
Maliya Lor
Enya Meng
Melanie Potter
Noemi Rivera-Olmedo
Armen Ter-Barsegyan
LaTiera Zachery
Community Health Sciences
Cristina Valadez
Environmental Health Sciences
Leanne Alarid
Maxwell Green
Linda Phan
Epidemiology
Seth Lake
Health Policy and Management 

Raymond D. Goodman Scholarship
Christopher Childers
Molly Easterlin
Health Policy and Management  

Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation Environmental Fellowship
Teni Adewumi
Environmental Health Sciences 

Samuel J. Tibbitts Fellowship
Linda Diem Tran
Health Policy and Management 

Samuel L. Abrams Foundation Award
Zarreen Amin
Environmental Health Sciences 

SC/OC AIHA Local Chapter Award
Zarreen Amin
Environmental Health Sciences 

Shonali M. Choudhury Memorial Award
Monique Gill
Naomi Louie
Community Health Sciences 

Summer Community Fieldwork Fellowships
Esther Gao     
Naomi Louie
Community Health Sciences
Gibson Catherine
Environmental Health Sciences
John Donoghue         
Ji Hye Kim     
Epidemiology
Dhara Patel
Nicole Pereira
Health Policy and Management 

Summer Research Travel Grant in Epidemiology
Megan Halbrook
Lara Yoon
Epidemiology 

Tony Norton Memorial Fellowship
Nadia Ho
Xingmei (Sherry) Liu
Environmental Health Sciences 

UCLA/Cambodia HIV/AIDS Training Program in Data Management and Analysis
Dyna Khuon
Sreymom Oy
Kennarey Seang
Phirom Toeng
Epidemiology

UCLA College Freshman Cluster Teaching Fellowship
Alvan Cheng
Epidemiology 

UCLA Competitive Edge
Courtney McClure
Molecular Toxicology IDP 

UCLA Center for Occupational & Environmental Health (COEH) Student Project Award:
Qi Yan
Epidemiology

UCLA Department of Epidemiology Opportunity Award
Ryan Assaf
An-Chi Chen
Di He
Kosuke Inoue
Taylor Mobley
Yusuke Okubo
Celeste Romano
Lokachet Tanasugarn
Ranjana Wickramasekaran
Jiemin Yao
Keren Zhang
Mingyan Zhang
Epidemiology 

UCLA Fellowship in Epidemiology
Cynthia Beard
Anna Bratcher
Clairy Fang
Sihao Han
Xiwen Huang
Kosuke Inoue
Claire Kim
Yusuke Okubo
Allison Rose
Melissa Soohoo
Epidemiology 

UCLA/Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program
Toe Aung
Pornchanan Duriyaprapan
Soe Ohnmar Khin
Natthaprang Nittayasoot
Diep Nguyen
Loc Pham
Kaewalee Soontornmon
Lokachet Tanasurgarn
Kyu Kyu Thinn
Thinh Vu
Epidemiology 

UCLA/Fogarty China NCAIDS Program
Wei Cao
Jun Chen
Sitong Luo
Youran Xu
Epidemiology

UCLA Pre- and Post- Doctoral Program in Molecular Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer
Clairy Fang
Brian Huang
Claire Kim
Gina Nam
Lara Yoon
Epidemiology 

Upsilon Phi Delta National Honorary Society
Leon Cristobal
David Delgado
Gabrielle Hands
Ridhima Iyer
Jacqueline Ong
Sofia Porter-Castro
Sarah Sprague
Stephanie Wally
Deborah Wu
Health Policy and Management 

Wilshire Health and Community Services Internship in Geriatric Medicine
Bridget Lerman
Naomi Louie
Community Health Sciences
Sandra Martinez
Epidemiology 

Yancey/Edgley Fellowship - Dissertation Award
Monique Gill
Community Health Sciences