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Student & Alumni Achievements

Maryland Student Selected to Attend Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Ms. Katheryne Downes, a doctoral candidate in maternal and child health at the University of Maryland School of Public Health, has been selected as one of 19 scholars from the United States to attend the sixty-fourth Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Ms. Downes will be joining 600 of the most qualified young researchers from around the world who have been selected to represent their countries at the meeting. Her nomination and selection is based on her work in maternal-fetal medicine and potential applications for global health. Nominees are evaluated on stringent criteria, including working on a funded research project, conducting research that shows significant promise, and ranking in the top 5 percent of students.