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2022 Fellows’ Showcase & Awards

On July 21st, the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program hosted the fourth annual Fellows’ Showcase and Awards Ceremony on Zoom. Over 130 people tuned in from around the world, including […]

PHI/CDC Welcome 39 New Fellows

This year, our program has grown to its largest numbers ever, with over 100 fellows supporting CDC in the U.S. and around the world. Since the start of 2022, the […]

A Changed World: Recognizing our Third Year Fellows’ Contributions to CDC’s CGH

March 2022 marks two years since the WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic. In the words of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization: “Pandemic is not a […]

PHI/CDC Welcome 32 New Global Health Fellows

On September 1st, the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program welcomed 32 new Global Health Fellows. ABOUT THE NEW FELLOWS: Of the 32 new fellows, 9 fellows will be supporting CDC’s […]

Global Health in Action: Lessons from the Botswana AIDS Impact Survey and CDC’s COVID-19 Response Efforts

In search of educational opportunities and an expanded worldview, the Kim family immigrated from South Korea to New York City when Kaylee Kim, MPH was a child. That worldview for […]

2021 Fellows’ Showcase & Awards Ceremony

“This has been one of those years that has challenged our country, ourselves, our families, our friends and the world, and thank you for all your work to make [the […]

Moving to Atlanta to Help Stop COVID-19 in Kansas and Beyond

Before the COVID-19 pandemic began, I was a Public Health Institute/CDC Global Health fellow in CDC’s Central America office located in Guatemala City, Guatemala. I developed communication strategies that showcase […]

Building Partnerships in the Field While Making a Sustainable Impact

In the Zambian language of Citonga, Lweendo means “journey.” Lweendo is also the name that Leah Goeke, MPH, CPH was given while serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia, […]

Resiliency in the Global Health Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During this year’s 2021 Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Virtual Conference, both the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program and the Sustaining Technical and Analytic Resources (STAR) Project […]

2020: YEAR IN REVIEW

“Life plans are an illusion. I tell students that they cannot imagine the opportunities that life will present and that they should spend their time developing a life philosophy rather […]

Now Available- The 2020 PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Experience Webinar

On Friday, December 11, the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program hosted its webinar “The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience” an hour long webinar panel where current PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow, […]

From Fellow to CDC Mentor: Joel Chehab, MPH on Charting a Path in Global Health

Following his passion for public health has taken Joel Chehab, MPH, on a journey from the US abroad, where he has contributed to global health initiatives in South Africa, the […]

Meeting People Where They Are: Delivering Culturally Congruent Health Messages

Take the word mosquito and replace it with sancudo (the word most often used in place of mosquito across Central America) in a public health infographic, and you have just […]

2020 Fellows’ Showcase & Awards Ceremony

On Friday, July 17, the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program hosted the 2nd annual Fellows Showcase & Awards Ceremony to recognize mentor support along with fellows’ achievements and contributions to […]

Preventing HIV & Empowering Adolescent Girls & Young Women in South Africa

Though I was born in the U.S., my parents raised and educated me in Kenya because they wanted me to be rooted in family and culture. A part of my […]

PHI/CDC GLOBAL HEALTH FELLOWS RESPONDING TO COVID-19

For the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program, the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder that it is now more important than ever to build the global health workforce. […]

Chronic Disease & the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Global Health Taught Our Fellow We Are One Global Community

As our world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic, it is increasingly clear that we are all part of one global community. For our Fellow Ayayi Ayite, MPH, MBA, the pandemic is […]

PROGRAM UPDATE: RESPONDING TO COVID-19

As we enter uncharted territory in global health and our daily lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic unfolding around the world, the health and safety of our Program Staff and […]

Harnessing a Dual Degree to Create an Enduring Impact in Global Health

Growing up in a Nigerian-American household, Chinonye “Chi Chi” Egbulem MPH, MSW, was aware of her family’s hopes and expectations for her to pursue hard sciences, despite feeling drawn to […]

2019 Program Highlights

With 2020 underway and our 2020-2021 application season now closed, we are reflecting on the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program highlights and Fellows’ accomplishments in 2019: Fellows at a Glance: […]

Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Nellie Wadonda-Kabondo of CDC Malawi

How does a mentor make a long-term impact? Just ask Dr. Nellie Wadonda-Kabondo, Chief of Epidemiology, Surveillance and Strategic Information Branch for CDC Malawi and current Mentor for the PHI/CDC […]

Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Denice Kamugumya, MPH, of CDC Tanzania

Originally from Northwest Tanzania, Dr. Denice Kamugumya, MPH, is a medical doctor by training, whose career has taken him from Tanzania to Sierra Leone and South Africa, impacting public health […]

5 Tips for Submitting a Competitive Application to the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program

As a current Fellow, I’m happy to share 5 tips with you that will assist you in submitting a strong application to the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program. Although some […]

Now Available – The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience Webinar 2019

The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program presents the recording of its webinar, “The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience: Who They Are, What They Do, and How to Become One,” now available for viewing! […]

Fellow Spotlight: Working at CDC Headquarters- The Dual Experience

In September 2018, I began my fellowship as a PHI/CDC Global Health Surveillance Fellow on the Clinical Surveillance and Epidemiology Team (CSET), in the Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch (ESB) in […]

New Fellow Orientation 2019

In early September, we welcomed our new cohort of 25 PHI/CDC Global Health Fellows for New Fellow Orientation at CDC Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. The Fellows are all graduates from […]

Global Health Matters Seminar

On September 3rd, CDC Center for Global Health hosted the Global Health Matters Seminar, which featured Dr. Mary Pittman, CEO & President of Public Health Institute, and Dr. Keith Martin, […]

2019 Fellows Showcase and Awards Ceremony

ON JULY 22, 2019, THE PHI/CDC GLOBAL HEALTH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM HOSTED THE FIRST ANNUAL FELLOWS SHOWCASE AND AWARDS CEREMONY AT CDC IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA. This past fellowship year, which ran […]

What’s New: 2018-2019 Fellows’ Highlights

The day-to-day life of a fellow varies from fellowship to fellowship, but each placement offers the opportunity for professional growth and hands-on experience with one of the nation’s most prominent […]

Now Available – The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience Webinar 2018

The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program presents the recording of its webinar, “The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience,” now available for viewing! On Friday, December 7, 2018, the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program hosted […]

Webinar – The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience

Are you looking for insight on the fellowship experience, from the day-to-day responsibilities to the possible career opportunities after completing the fellowship? Or are you certain you want to apply […]

Mentor Spotlight – Tonya Ross Walker

Telling the story of the fellowship experience would not be complete without knowing the perspective of those who work with them daily to develop their technical and professional skill sets […]

Capacity Building in Côte d’Ivoire during the Population-based HIV Impact Assessment

Photo: A facilitator from the Ministry of Health delivered a training presentation on good clinical practice.  We have often heard the phrase “Where did the year go?” or “Time flies,” […]

Life as a Global Health Recruiter

  January was a busy month for the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program as we launched our website and opened applications for our very first recruitment cycle. Today, we are […]

Global Violence: Ensuring High Quality Clinical Care for Survivors

Photo: Simone D. McCourtie/World Bank Violence as an Epidemic I sat with Maya* in a dimly-lit restaurant in Kathmandu, Nepal, in a private corner away from the other dining patrons. […]

The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience Webinar Recording Now Available!

The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program presents the recording of its webinar, “The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience: Who They Are, What They Do, and How to Become One,” now available for […]

Enhancing Partner Performance through Administrative Site Visits

Above: The CDC Haiti CoAg team, TB team, and a representative from implementing partner GHESKIO visited the Sanatorium de Port-Au-Prince. The team was able to tour the new addition to […]

Webinar – The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience: Who They Are, What They Do, and How to Become One

Join the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program for this exciting opportunity to learn more about the fellowship experience from the people who know best: Our Fellows! This Friday, January 26 […]

Applications Now Open!

The day has arrived! The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program 2018 fellowship applications are now open. We are searching for talented global health change-makers in six technical tracks – Epidemiology, […]

Welcome to the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program!

Welcome! We are thrilled to start our journey working with today’s emerging global public health professionals as the implementers of the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program . The Public Health […]

The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program is implemented for CDC by the Public Health Institute and its partner Consortium of Universities for Global Health.

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