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Donna Bean, MPH, RN is a PHI/CDC Global Health Epidemiology Fellow working with CDC Dominican Republic in the Division of Global HIV/TB (DGHT) as well as in emergency preparedness efforts. Donna earned her BS in Nursing from the University of Miami’s School of Nursing and Health Studies and her MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. She has over a decade of experience in public health, with extensive experience in HIV/AIDS, TB, and COVID-19 control. Her career has been driven by a firm belief in individual and community’s right to quality health care. Donna served three years in the US Peace Corps in Mozambique as a community health promoter focused on HIV/TB and malaria. She worked as a HIV Tester/Counselor in Miami Dade County, Florida and participated in UM-led HIV research in the Latin American community there. Donna participated in the NIH’s MHIRT fellowship in Alicante, Spain which resulted in a political epidemiology global analysis of national legal structures and their influence on maternal mortality rates. Donna worked for 5 years as a public health nurse, working primarily on vaccine preventable diseases and TB case management, serving Yup’ik, Cup’ik, Athabaskan, and Aleut Unangan communities throughout rural southwestern Alaska. She most recently worked as Infectious Disease Nurse Consultant for the State of Alaska’s public health effort in controlling COVID-19 outbreaks via contact tracing. Donna is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, with intermediate proficiency in French.

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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