Around the World: Photo Essays
Scores of Yale School of Public Health students fan out around the globe each spring to complete their internship project. Usually lasting 10 to 12 weeks, the internship is a defining experience for most students, exposing them to real-world challenges and giving them a chance to directly apply what they have learned in the classroom. It is, in the words of Dean Paul D. Cleary, a chance “to make a difference in the lives of people.”
Megan McInnis explored how stigma and gender identity are correlated with mental health problems in India.
Anna Zonderman implemented a longitudinal EEG study of children in England.
Sarah Aspinwall worked in Washington, D.C., on the National School Lunch Program.
Drew Hill examined the link between cook stoves and indoor air pollution in Guatemala.
Stephanie Shao investigated the role that diet plays in lung carcinogenesis in Maryland.
Katherine LaMonaca researched conditions in three rural Haitian prisons.
Sarah Hamid worked on a diabetes control and management intervention in American Samoa.
Erikka Loftfield analyzed data from the Heart Follow-Up Study in New York City.
Stewart Dandorf assessed barriers to HIV testing in rural Ecuador.
Simone Asare explored the relationship between nutrition, malaria and anemia among children in Ghana.
Britton Gibson developed a program for a mobile clinic that provides HIV screening in South Africa.
Kristen Garrity examined small businesses and health insurance in New York City.
Kimberly Kushner analyzed medical records in New York City to improve the health of employee populations.
Roza Tammer collected data to help predict and prevent opioid deaths in Connecticut.
Luisa Tsang addressed health policy issues at a Connecticut hospital.