Student Research Experiences

Opportunities Abound

""Princeton makes numerous resources available to those studying global health, as part of our certificate programs or in their home departments. Work is supported through generous grants, including those from the Center for Health and Wellbeing.

  • Working on high-profile faculty research
  • Conducting global health senior thesis projects and independent work
  • Preparing to become tomorrow's health leaders

Student Research Highlights

Raphael Frankfurther '13

Raphael Frankfurther conducts summer research in Sierra Leone

Bernice Fokum ’14

Student in the FieldFocus: Thesis research on youth peer health educators in Chicago, IL.

Abstract: Cultivating Agents of Change: Individual and Community Resilience in Chicago’s Teen Health Council [PDF]

Evaline Cheng ’14

Student in the FieldFocus: Thesis research on emerging zoonotic diseases in Madagascar.

Abstract: Modeling the Impacts of Predation and Biodiversity Loss on the Transmission of Malaria in Madagascar [PDF]

Catherine Duazo ’14

Student in the FieldFocus: Thesis research on breastfeeding and the immune system in Kenya.

Abstract: Trends in Secretory IgA Concentration, Breastfeeding, and Acute Respiratory Infection Among Infants in Laikipia, Kenya [PDF]

Stephanie Gati ’13

Stephanie Gati ’13Focus: Thesis research on nutrition, infectious disease, and maternal-child health in Kenya’s Laikipiak Maasai population.

Abstract: Impacts of Nutrition, Vaccination and Seasonal Drivers on Respiratory Infection Dynamics in Laikipia, Kenya [PDF]

Camille Lin & Kaitlyn Yin

Summer internship in Bethesda, Maryland and in Peru.

Melissa Schnure ’14

Student in the FieldFocus: Thesis research on the rubella virus and vaccination in India.

Abstract: Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome in India: A State-Level Time Series Model of Relative CRS Burden [PDF]

Debolina Banerjee '14

Debolina BanerjeeFocus: Thesis research on social mixing and influenza-like illness (SMILI) and animal contact patterns in Vietnam.

Abstract: Gain-of-Function Influenza Research: A New Paradigm or an Engineered Pandemic? [PDF]

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