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Brigid Cakouros, DrPH, MPH

Postdoctoral Associate

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Brigid Cakouros, DrPH, MPH


Brigid is a postdoctoral associate working with Kristina Talbert-Slagle on the BRIDGE-U project between the University of Liberia and Yale. While she specifically supports the ongoing work of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation (CTLI), she also studies how systems thinking methodologies can be applied to better understand equity in global health collaborations. Prior to joining Yale, Brigid held a joint position between the University of Cape Town and UC Berkeley as a Global Health Equity Scholar (GHES) postdoctoral fellow studying health system resilience during COVID.

Education & Training

  • Global Health Equity Scholar (GHES) Postdoctoral Fellow
    University of Cape Town/UC Berkeley (2022)
  • DrPH
    University of California, Berkeley (2020)
  • MPH
    University of Pittsburgh, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences (2012)
  • BA
    University of Pittsburgh, Nonfiction Writing (2009)