International Activity of the Faculty : Guatemala

Michael Cappello

Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis
Director, Yale Program in International Child Health
Director, Yale World Fellows Program

Guatemala (2006)

Parasitic Disease and Maternal-Child Health
Dr. Cappello is actively engaged in collaborative studies aimed at defining the role of parasitic diseases, including soil transmitted helminths and malaria, on childhood growth, nutritional status, and immune function. Field based studies focus on the epidemiology of infectious diseases and the... 

Leonard Munstermann

Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)
Head Curator of Entomology (Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History)

Guatemala (2008)

Biology and Genetics - Consultant to US Army
Professor Munstermann is a consultant to the civilian research arm of the US military - the US Army Center of Health for Promotion and Preventive Medicine - West. He advises on issues of biology and genetics research in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.