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.