Robert Shady


Name: Robert Shady
Exchange Destination: UK - England
Award Name: All-disciplines Postgraduate Awards
Host Institution: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and LSE
Home Institution: Brown University
Level Of Study: Postgraduate
Discipline: Public Health
Award Year: 2010-11

Originally from Huntington, New York, Bobby graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island in May 2008. He received a BSc with honours for double-concentrating in Human Biology and in Development Studies. Following graduation he completed a year of AmeriCorps service as a part of the “Residency in Social Enterprise” programme of the non-profit consulting firm New Sector Alliance, through which he worked in Strategic Planning and Programme Development for the start-up social enterprise Charity Partners, Inc. Bobby is currently a research assistant at the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University contributing to work on large-scale HIV prevention efforts. He has completed internships with the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative in Papua New Guinea, the Johns Hopkins/NIH Minorities in Global Health Disparities Internship programme in Cape Town, South Africa, and a pathology laboratory at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. His passions include global health, international development, baseball, the outdoors and music. As a Fulbright scholar, he studied Health Policy, Planning & Financing at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the London School of Economics.

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