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ASPPH Welcomes New Class of ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellows

ASPPH is pleased to welcome four new fellows who will engage in an intensive one-year assignment at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Public Health Fellows for 2016-2017 will serve in one of four CDC Centers: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP); Office of the Associate Director for Science (OADS); Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Sciences (CSELS); and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The fellows will be placed at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, GA and at NIOSH offices in Cincinnati, OH.

[Photo: (from left to right): Ms. Olasumbo Awoniyi, Ms. Meheret Endeshaw, Ms. Fidelia Pokuah, Ms. Rebecca Bruening.]

During the fellowship assignment period, the fellows will train under the guidance of public health experts within CDC while contributing to a variety of projects that will advance CDC’s priority areas. “This fellowship will provide me with the opportunity to assist in fostering the development of innovative science programs, technologies, policies, and processes that support scientific outreach, training and collaboration with various national agencies, global partners, and academia innovators,” said new ASPPH/CDC fellow, Ms. Fidelia Pokuah.

The new class of 2016 ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellows includes:

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: