Elena Cyrus, PhD, MPH

GHES U.S. Fellow 2013-2014

Fellowship site: IMPACTA, Lima, Peru
US institution: Florida International University and Yale University

Research interest: HIV Risk behavior among transgenders in Lima, Peru

Dr. Elena Cyrus is a postdoctoral associate at Florida International University. 

Elena spent her fellowship year at la Asociación Civil Impacta Salud y Educación (IMPACTA) in Lima, under the mentorship of Purnima Madhivanan, MD, MPH and Frederick Altice, MD, MA. Her research foccused on secondary data analysis on a longitudinal survey—specifically on sexual risk behavior among transgender individuals in Lima.