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International Health

Kristen Vannice
My internship at the WHO opened many professional doors for me and led to my PhD dissertation. I'm currently working as a scientist at WHO on the Initiative for Vaccine Research on flavivirus vaccines (dengue, yellow fever, JE, and now zika).

Kirsten Vannice, PhD ’13
Scientist at the Initiative for Vaccine Research
World Health Organization

Career Opportunities

GDEC graduates enjoy careers in academia, government and nongovernment sectors, and industry. Alumni hold faculty appointments at leading universities and ministries of health on five continents and positions at major global health organizations, including WHO, CDC, FDA, NIH, the World Bank, and the International Vaccine Institute.

Where some of our recent graduates are working

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interactive Research and Development

International Rescue Committee

National Institutes of Health

Syracuse University

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

 World Health Organization