ASPPH - Association of Schools of Public Health

07/10/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/10/2020 05:30

ASPPH Welcomes New Class of ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellows

ASPPH is pleased to welcome fivenew fellows who will engage in rigorous one-year training assignmentsthrough the ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program. The Public Health Fellows for 2020-2021will serve in twoCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Centers/Institutes/Offices: the Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Sciences (CSELS),and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). In addition, one fellow will be based at the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Global Affairs (DHHS/OGA).

During the fellowship assignment period, the fellows will train under the guidance of public health experts within CDC and DHHS while contributing to a variety of projects that will advance the agencies'priority areas. 'I am excited for the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills I learned during my Master'sprogram to further my passions for public health', said new ASPPH/CDC Fellow, Ms. Marieh Scales. 'Public health delivery at the federal level will be a new experience for me. I am honored to be part of such an esteemed cohort and program and look forward to working with my mentor and CDC staff to accomplish departmental goals. The support of the ASPPH throughout my time at the CDC will provide unique experiences, relationships, and skills that I am sure will positively influence my future endeavors.'

The new Class of 2020ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellows includes:

  • Ms. Allycia Klein, MPH, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, based at CSELS, Atlanta, GA
  • Ms. Shilpi Misra, MPH, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, based at NIOSH, Spokane, WA
  • Ms. Angela Monahan, MPH, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, based at DHHS, Washington, DC
  • Ms. Maya Nye, DrPH, West Virginia University School of Public Health, based at NIOSH, Morgantown, WV
  • Ms. Marieh Scales, MPH, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, based at CSELS, Atlanta, GA

ASPPH would like to thank CDC for their continued support of the program.

For more information on the ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program please visit our websiteor email [email protected]. ASPPH would like to thank CDC for their continued support of the program.