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Symposium: "Global Health Experiences Through the Downs Fellowship" on Oct. 30

October 23, 2019

Annual Fall Symposium:


October 30, 2019 3 - 5 p.m.

Donald J. Cohen Auditorium NIHB E Floor

230 South Frontage Road


3:00-3:30pm Food and Poster Presentations

3:45-4:00pm Opening Remarks and Welcome Address

4:00-4:30pm Oral Presentations

Nkandu Yumbe, Yale School of Public Health

An Investigation on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), Colorism and Stress

Coping Behaviours in Black Bajan Women

Faculty Advisor: Saria Hassan, MD

Sakura Oyama, Yale School of Medicine

Relationship Between CREBRF Genotype, Adiposity and Resting Metabolic

Rate in Samoan Infants

Faculty Advisor: Nicola Hawley, PhD

Harry Hyunteh Kim, Yale School of Public Health

Investigating the Community-Level Variation of Soil-Transmitted Helminth

Prevalence in Kpandai District, Ghana: A Qualitative Study

Faculty Advisor: Debbie Humphries, PhD, MPH

Carlye Chaney, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Anthropology

Investigating Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Two Argentine Indigenous Populations

Faculty Advisor: Claudia Valeggia, PhD

4:30-5:00 Poster Presentations

The Wilbur Downs Fellowship Program is supported by an endowment in honor of Wilbur G. Downs, MD, MPH. The Fellowship is carried out under the auspices of the Wilbur Downs Fellowship Committee and Yale School of Public Health.


Submitted by Robert Forman on October 23, 2019