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Student & Alumni Achievements

Kentucky: Accelerated MPH Student Will Travel to Uganda with WashU Institute Summer Research Program

Ms. Olivia Pokoski, a graduating Bachelor of Public Health senior and part of the accelerated Master of Public Health program at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, with a concentration in health, behavior & society, has been accepted into the Washington University Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program. There she will work with Dr. Shani Parikh on developing measures to address issues of masculinity as it pertains to increased HIV rates in sex workers in the Iganga District in Uganda. After the measures are created, Ms. Pokoski will travel with a research team to Uganda to conduct surveys with locals.

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