ASPPH logo




ASPPH Welcomes New Class of ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellows

ASPPH is pleased to welcome 16 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 five CDC Centers: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP); National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD); National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and Tuberculosis Prevention (NCHHSTP); 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 and Morgantown, WV.


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 unique and valuable opportunity of  working with the support and guidance of experienced mentors and staff at NIOSH and CDC to build upon and develop skills that will enhance my knowledge and abilities as a researcher and public health professional,” said new ASPPH/CDC Fellow, Ms. Opal Patel.

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: