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Meet Health Challenge Past Interns: 2010

Shiela Agiti

Sheila Agiti, 2011
Economics
"My summer project was mainly assisting with the proposal writing team for the Global Fund for the fight against Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria." more >>


Neha Bansal

Neha Bansal, 2011
Economics
"At the Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation, I facilitated community health outreach programs throughout Ghana that focused on malaria education, treatment, and prevention.." more >>


Angela Caruso

Angelina Caruso, 2012
Anthropology
"At Human Rights Watch, I assisted with research initiatives about transgender health, palliative care, lead poisoning, drug rehabilitation programs, and HIV treatment access." more >>


Courtney Crumpler

Courtney Crumpler, 2013
Undecided
"I carried out a research project with ABIA’s Companhia da Saúde, a group of adolescent performers who use street theater to present messages of AIDS prevention." more >>


Allison Daminger

Allison Daminger, 2012
Anthropology
"In Huamanzaña, Peru, I explored connections between the rural Peruvian diet and health in the region, and determined some of the cultural, educational, and practical factors shaping their food choices over time." more >>


Ameer Ebuluk

Ameer Elbuluk, 2013
Economics
"My project centered on helping the Foundation for International Medicine Relief for Children decide whether or not to continue to see adult patients in its Costa Rica clinic site." more >>


Raphael Frankfurter

Raphael Frankfurter, 2013
Anthropology
" I conducted a mental-health needs assessment of civil war amputees, with the goal of developing a psychosocial program for the Global Action Foundation." more >>


Eden Full

Eden Full, 2013
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
"I had the opportunity to do ceramic water filtration research while installing two solar charging stations in the Kenya villages." more >>


Derek Gideon

M. Derek Gideon, 2012
Comparative Literature
"I carried out research on the effectiveness of REPACTED's programs in the informal sector workplace." more >>


Jonathan Hezghia

Jonathan Hezghia, 2013
Economics
"The overarching theme for my project was to target water and food in order to help the inhabitants of Las Delicias, El Salvador live a more healthy lifestyle." more >>


Kulani Jalata

Kulani Jalata, 2012
Anthropology
"At the Global Action Foundation, I researched the new HIV/AIDS outreach program and the impact home-based care makes on treating people living with HIV/AIDS." more >>


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Erica Leavitt, 2011
Economics
"At Resources for the Future, I was able to develop a substantial research project investigating the social welfare impacts of suggested retail prices." more >>


Edward Lee

Edward Lee, 2012
Physics
"At the Instituto de Salud, I helped with analyzing the mechanism of action of a CCR5 antagonist (Maraviroc) and the mechanism of resistance to this drug." more >>


Joseph Park

Joseph Park, 2013
Molecular Biology/Anthropology
"At the University of Kansas Medical Center, I contributed to a working research paper by performing biostatistical analysis and gathering data in spreadsheets." more >>


Nisha Rao

Nisha Rao, 2012
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
"I worked on a fluoride filtration project experimenting with combinations of clay, flour, and hydroxyapatite." more >>


Olaf Sakkers

Olaf Sakkers, 2011
Anthropology
"At the Zithulele Hospital in South Africa, my research focused on understanding the interaction between religion at the hospital and the treatment and recovery of patients who are HIV positive." more >>


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Yuna Sakuma, 2011
Woodrow Wilson School
"My project was on the correlation between pollution levels and hospitalizations in Taiyuan City, China, and I will continue the project as my senior thesis this coming year." more >>



Joongyu Song, 2013
Undecided
"At REPACTED Kenya, I helped survey a target audience in an attempt to analyze the effectiveness of outreach in actually bringing about behavior change." more >>


Ben Stone

Benjamin Stone, 2011
History
"At the Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation, I tested and treated women and children for malaria and distributed insecticide-treated bed nets for prevention." more >>



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Lova Sun, 2011
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
"At the Princeton Environmental Institute, I did statistical research on national datasets of antibiotic prescription and antibiotic resistance data." more >>


Emily Trautner

Emily Trautner, 2011
Economics
"At the Global Fund, I read through all proposals that were approved for health systems strengthening funding and summarized the type of intervention that was funded and coded for several other factors" more >>


Alan Utria

Alan Utria, 2011
Molecular Biology
"At Nkanyiso, I helped with implementing the garden programs, procuring grants, and researching and writing educational packets about the importance of nutrition assistance in response to HIV/AIDS." more >>


Sojung Yi

Sojung Yi, 2012
Anthropology
"At Nkanyiso, I helped with implementing the garden programs, procuring grants, and researching and writing educational packets about the importance of nutrition assistance in response to HIV/AIDS." more >>