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Stories from the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded program, implemented by the Public Health Institute, where Fellows are guided by leading global health experts from the CDC. Fellows work on the front lines of global health, developing the technical and professional skills needed to make meaningful contributions to today’s global health challenges.

PHI/CDC Global Health Podcast PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program

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Stories from the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded program, implemented by the Public Health Institute, where Fellows are guided by leading global health experts from the CDC. Fellows work on the front lines of global health, developing the technical and professional skills needed to make meaningful contributions to today’s global health challenges.

    Perspectives from the Field with CDC in Malawi with Dr. Alinune Kabaghe

    Perspectives from the Field with CDC in Malawi with Dr. Alinune Kabaghe

    Dr. Alinune Kabaghe is a medical doctor and an Epidemiologist for the Epidemiology and Strategic Information Branch at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Malawi. At the time of recording this interview, Dr. Kabaghe was in a rural area of Malawi responding to the polio outbreak. He discusses his past work addressing malaria, and current work in global health on HIV, COVID-19 and the polio response. Thank you to current fellow, Reno Stephens, MPH, who also contributed to this episode.

    • 25 min
    Supporting CDC in Malawi with Tigest Mekonnen, MPH

    Supporting CDC in Malawi with Tigest Mekonnen, MPH

    Tigest Mekonnen, MPH is a current PhD student at Emory University and a former Surveillance Fellow for the Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch for CDC Malawi, which is part of CDC’s Center for Global Health. Tigest discusses her path to the fellowship, her work as a fellow before and after the pandemic began, and lessons learned along the way. Thank you to current fellow, Mallory Michalak, MPH, who also contributed to this episode.

    • 40 min
    Perspectives from CDC Central America with Dr. Janell Wright

    Perspectives from CDC Central America with Dr. Janell Wright

    Dr. Janell Wright is the Regional Director of the Division of Global HIV and Tuberculosis for CDC Central America, which is part of CDC’s Center for Global Health. Janell started at CDC as a fellow and is now a mentor for the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program. She is based in Guatemala and previously worked for CDC in Vietnam and Kazakhstan. Thank you to her fellow, Cristine Gutierrez, MPH, who contributed to this episode.

    • 1 hr
    Global Health Policy with Evan Pye, MPH

    Global Health Policy with Evan Pye, MPH

    Evan Pye, MPH is a Program Management Fellow for CDC’s Center for Global Health based in Washington D.C.. Evan discusses global health policy, his work responding to COVID-19 within the Emergency Operations Center at CDC and his previous work experience with WHO and various organizations in Uganda.

    • 44 min
    Outbreak Investigation and Response with Danielle Fernandez, MPH

    Outbreak Investigation and Response with Danielle Fernandez, MPH

    Danielle is a Global Health Surveillance Fellow with the Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, part of the Division of Global HIV and TB at CDC’s Center for Global Health. Danielle discusses her previous work in outbreak investigation, including Ebola and Zika. She elaborates on her work on HIV case surveillance with CDC in Tanzania and Zimbabwe, along with COVID-19 with CDC.

    • 46 min
    Global Epidemiology & Immunization Safety with Courtney Sciarratta, MPH

    Global Epidemiology & Immunization Safety with Courtney Sciarratta, MPH

    Courtney Sciarratta, MPH, is a PHI/CDC Global Epidemiology Fellow with the Global Immunization Safety Team in the Global Immunization Division at CDC’s Center for Global Health. Courtney discusses her time spent working in global health in Latin America and Uganda, and her work on global immunization and the COVID-19 response with CDC. To learn more about Courtney, check out the recorded CUGH Satellite Session: “Resiliency in the Global Health Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic” here: https://bit.ly/33w1yct or read about the event in our blog: https://bit.ly/3tt0HUy This episode is hosted by Whitney Hall and Jasdeep Dulay.

    • 38 min

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This show is a great window into the world of people actively working to solve public health challenges, COVID being the most pressing right now, of course. It’s inspiring to hear stories of people tackling health crises on a systems level.

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