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PHHP Research Day 2017

More than 100 students presented research at the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 30th annual Research Day.

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Department of Environmental and Global Health

EGH Doctoral Students Selected to Attend Competitive Summer Programs

  • One Health PhD Student Melissa Dulcey (left) has been selected to attend the CEEZAD BSL-3 Training/Transboundary Animal Diseases Summer Program. This program provides high containment training at the Biosecurity Research Institute at Kansas State University, site visits to area animal health industries, and lectures from invited national and international experts on transboundary animal diseases.
  • Environmental and Global Health PhD student Keerati Ponpech (right) has won a scholarship to attend the 9th Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID) at the University of Washington in the summer. The two-and-half-week program is designed to introduce infectious disease researchers to modern methods of statistical analysis and mathematical modeling. Keerati’s PhD research focuses on waterborne schistosomiasis in Ethiopia.

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