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2022 Leadership in Global Health Fellows

Dharmi Desai, YSPH ‘23: Dharmi will work with the World Bank in Washington D.C. to expand her interests in global health. She will be working as a Primary Healthcare Strengthening Fellow with the Health Security and System Redesign team and will be analyzing NCD models of primary healthcare care in different states of India.
Caroline Helsen, YSPH '23: Caroline will work with UNICEF through the Maternal Newborn Adolescent Health Unit, Health Section, Programme Division. She will contribute to the development of adolescent mental health education products, impact evaluation plans, policy briefs, and digital health resources.
Sophie Licostie, MPH ’23, YSPH ’24: Sophie will work with UNDP as the Climate and Health Fellow. Her work will include developing UNDP’s planetary health issue brief, analyzing UNDP’s Accelerator Lab initiative, and supporting research and analysis on COVID-19 vaccine equity and advocacy.
Corrine Liu, YSPH ’23: Corrine will join UNDP as a Digital Health Fellow. She will research and develop policy papers and issue briefs on UNDP’s digital health portfolio, drawing on work across countries, the Global Policy Network, UNDP’s Accelerator Lab initiative, and key external UN and non-UN partnerships. She will also be supporting the monitoring, reporting, and technical engagement on digital health, and UNDP’s COVID-19 work on vaccine equity.
Frank Moore, MD, YSPH ‘23: Frank will join the World Bank consulting on models of primary care in Latin America. Specifically, the increasing need of primary care models to meet the increasing needs of patients with chronic and non-communicable diseases to better attend to the changing healthcare needs in Latin America and beyond.
Maria Fernanda Pacheco, B.S. '23: Maria will be the Emergency Health Fellow at Save the Children, where she will be working closely with researchers and the Humanitarian Research Advisor on data collection and analysis to understand how different stakeholders are using and funding mobile clinics, which criteria should be used to measure their efficacy, and what impact has been achieved through their implementation.
Amma Otchere, B.S. '23: Amma will be working with Save the Children US as a Maternal, Newborn, and Reproductive Health in Emergencies Fellow. Her project will focus on family planning and post-abortive care in areas that are experiencing conflict or have experienced recent conflict.
Pranav Savanur, YSPH '23: Pranav will join GAVI as a Fellow on the Public Policy and Engagement team. He will be covering the pandemic preparedness and response portfolio, researching, analyzing, and engaging stakeholders in integrating immunization strategies and allowing equitable access to pandemic vaccines in the future as part of being prepared for future pandemics negotiated by ministries of health and international organizations.
Emma Spurlock, YSPH MPH '23: Emma will work with UNICEF through the Maternal, Newborn, and Adolescent Health Unit, Programme Division. She will help conduct and analyze adolescent and caretaker focus group discussions to build chatbot interfaces for various pressing health problems facing adolescents along with special emergency content for Ukrainian youth. In addition, she will create policy briefs and publications for key adolescent health indicators in the MENA region for use in the 77th UN General Assembly.