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Meet the Research Promotion and Development Interns

 

Stephanie Sangalang, Summer 2011 Intern

Background

  • Stephanie graduated from the University of California, San Francisco, in June 2011 with a M.S. in Nursing Health Policy. She is originally from the Philippines and now lives in the Bay Area where she has been working as a pediatric nurse since 2005.

 Roles and Responsibilities

  • During her internship, Stephanie helped to develop and test a pilot survey relating to maternal mortality research, prepared a grant application, and wrote an article for the Intern Newsletter about vaccine safety in pregnant women.

Amy Chambliss, Summer 2011 Intern

Background

  • Amy will graduate from Georgetown University in May 2012 with a B.S. in International Health and a certificate in Population Health. She is originally from Boston, Massachusetts.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • During her internship, Amy contributed to a report on identifying and prioritizing knowledge gaps in maternal mortality research, created a series of graphics analyzing trends in research and development in the Americas, and authored a paper on the development of clinical/public health guidelines in the region.

Victoria Higgins, Spring 2011 Intern

Background

  • Victoria graduated from Georgetown University in May 2011 with a B.S. in International Health. She is originally from Los Angeles, California.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • During her internship, Victoria contributed to the analysis of selected systematic reviews to identify key research questions related to maternal mortality and contributed to a report addressing the methods and findings of the analysis done on systematic reviews.