US Fellows

Eric Coker, MS MS PhD
Fellowship Site: Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
US Institution: UC Berkeley
Project Title: Assessment of Household and Area-level Environmental Risk Factors for Secondary Tuberculosis among Homes with Index Cases

Shilpa Iyer, MS PhD
Fellowship Site: Centre for Infectious Disease, Zambia
US Institution: Yale University
Project Title: Identification of acute HIV-1 infection using a novel, 4th generation, point-of-care diagnostic test in Lusaka, Zambia

Karl Krupp, MS PhD(c)
Fellowship Site: Public Health Research Institute, India
US Institution: Florida International University
Project Title: Knowledge, Health Beliefs, Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Burden of Coronary Heart Disease Among Slum Dwellers in Mysore India: The Mera Dil (My Heart) Study.

Kathleen McInvale Trejo, MPH PhD
Fellowship Site: CRONICAS, Lima, Peru
US Institution: Florida International University
Project Title: Exploring the Role of Social Networks in Obesity Prevalence and Obesity Preventive Behaviors in Tumbes, Peru

Sheila McKinney, MA PhD
Fellowship Site: Clinica de Familia La Romana
US Institution: Florida International University
Project Title: Cervical Cancer Screening in HIV-Infected Women in La Romana, Dominican Republic

Omobola Mudarisu, MS DrPh
Fellowship Site: Shinyanga Regional Hospital, Tanzania
US Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Project Title: A pilot qualitative assessment of health literacy and its influence on medication adherence among HIV/AIDS patients in Northern Tanzania.