The Last Mile Populations Lab and Human Rights Clinic offer internship opportunities for the fall and spring semesters, as well as during the summer.
Last Mile Populations Lab Interns
Diana Klatt is a MPH candidate at NYU’s College of Global Public Health, with a concentration in epidemiology and global health. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemical Engineering and Integrated Digital Media from NYU Tandon School of Engineering. She has a background in working in healthcare access and advocacy in Florida, where she worked to change policies and increase direct access. She has also worked in Italy with practical initiative creation and implementation in regards to addressing mental health issues and assimilation barriers with asylum seekers in Europe. Diana is interested in working with international populations, particularly migrants and displaced persons, and breaking down mental health stigmas through creating sustainable interventions.
Jihye Yang is a MPH student at NYU’s College of Global Public Health, with a concentration in in global health. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Physiology with a minor in music from the University of Iowa. Jihye has an extensive background working and volunteering for vulnerable populations in New York and Iowa by creating hygiene campaigns and providing information on proper nutrition. Her research interest is to improve maternal and child health, and to increase health access for underserved and marginalized populations at the community and global level. Jihye’s academic background has equipped her with the necessary tools to contribute to the development of population health programs. Jihye is interested in expanding her knowledge on implementing cost effective and sustainable health interventions aimed to improve population health.
Amy H Jung is an undergraduate student at NYU majoring in Global Public Health and Anthropology. Amy is interested in community health and reducing health disparities around the world. Reaching marginalized populations and remote communities to increase access to quality healthcare is her prime goal. She has worked with NGOs in Cambodia, Ghana, and Liberia on health promotion, mental health, and reproductive health projects, and hopes to continue working in Africa in nongovernmental sector after graduating. She plans to earn a master’s degree in public health with a concentration in community health to better serve marginalized populations and remote communities.
Michael B. Clark is studying Social and Behavioral health at New York University, with a particular interest on the effect of displacement for the health of highly stigmatized populations. He recently returned from Kenya as a Fulbright US Student Researcher, where he was working with LGBTI refugees in Nairobi and Kakuma Refugee Camp. Michael’s research began in 2016 while conducting research on similar populations in Uganda through scholarships from Gilman and the Fund for Education Abroad. Since then, he has continued research and advocacy for sexual and gender minorities in East Africa and in the United States. Michael’s interest in displacement comes from the traumatic resettlement his family experienced as members of the Pit River Tribe of Northern California.
Modupe Adeagbo is an undergraduate student at NYU’s College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Global Public Health. She has a background working in low-income communities with vulnerable populations; particularly women and children. Modupe recently completed a research assistant role at NYU Steinhardt, working with young girls vulnerable to the juvenile justice system. She has also worked in improving access and quality of healthcare at a nonprofit organization based in the UK. Modupe is interested in strengthening the healthcare system in West Africa, specifically improving maternal and child health while reducing the incidence of malaria and HIV/AIDS. She hopes to see a future where Africa leads in providing the highest quality of healthcare services.