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Student & Alumni Achievements

Student & Alumni Achievements

Texas A&M: Doctoral Candidate named ASPPH/CDC Fellow

Ms. Leigh Ellyn Preston, doctoral candidate at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, has been selected as an ASPPH/Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Doctoral-level Fellow for the coming year. Specifically, she will be studying the epidemiology of healthcare-associated  infections with the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion in Atlanta, Georgia.

The ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program is a collaborative effort between the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that provides Fellows with additional practical public health experience through exposure to state-of-the-art technology and databases; acquisition of skills and knowledge to enhance their careers; and interaction with technical experts in their chosen fields. Ms. Preston will graduate this May.