2015 AWARD RECIPIENTS

Award Recipients University of Miami MISH (Miami Israel Science & Health) Fellowship

 

Jared Cotta received the MISH Fellowship (Miami Israel Science and Health) in April 2015. He is a second-year MPH student at the University of Miami's Department of Public Health Sciences. Jared is working through the Braun School of Public Health and Social Medicine in the Jerusalem District Health Office.

Jared is participating in public health field experiences at various health department facilities in and around Jerusalem. He is also performing research on vaccine hesitancy among various demographic populations in Jerusalem. Jared received his BA degree in human biology from the University of California, San Diego.

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Martin Gutman received the MISH Fellowship (Miami Israel Science and Health) in April 2015. He is currently a second-year MPH student at the University of Miami. His fellowship consists of two parts: working in Professor Chuck Greenblatt's laboratory at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem investigating the relationship between Leishmania and its related virus, Leishmania RNA Virus, in order to better understand how they interact with one another and influence disease outcome and severity. The second part of his project is helping investigating the social history of Leishmaniasis by compiling information on the scientific breakthroughs in Leishmaniasis research. He received my undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University.

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Amanda Randall received the MISH Fellowship (Miami Israel Science and Health) in April 2015. She is a second-year MSPH candidate at the University of Miami's Department of Public Health Sciences. Amanda

is working with the Braun School of Public Health and Social Medicine on a nutrition and heart health study for women in Jerusalem. She is helping to develop a website aimed at health care professionals to serve as an international reference tool for women's heart health. Amanda completed her undergraduate work in Biology and Psychology at the Florida State University.

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