Internships


The Bixby Center funds summer internships for UCLA Fielding School of Public Health students interested in reproductive health and family planning.

Application Instructions

Not available for the 2020-2021 Academic Year.

Previous Student Internships

2020 Cohort

Meredith Johnson
UCLA Bixby Program in Population and Reproduction, United States


2015 Cohort

Emerald Snow
Fundacion Orientame, Colombia

2014 Cohort

Amy Westermann
Population Council, Kenya

Cathi Lee
National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE), Vietnam

Zuelma Esquivel
Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), Mexico

Irish Del Rosario
ICDDR,B, Bangladesh

Jessica Barnette
John Snow, Inc., United States

2013 Cohort

Jannell Moore
John Snow Inc. STAR-ED Project, Uganda

Danielle Harris
Population Council, Kenya

Natasha Graves
South African Transgender Health & Research Initiative, South Africa

Claudia Gilmore
Jhpiego, Zambia

2012 Cohort

Shahrzad Yavari
Urban Health Resource Centre (UHRC), India

Roch Nianogo
Réseau Africain d’Education pour la Santé (RAES) (or African Network for Health Education), Senegal

Saba Malik
Transitions Global Health, Cambodia

Sara Hall
Transitions Global Health, Cambodia

Lauren Goodwin
USAID, Ethiopia

Emily Feher
Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, India

Sara-Christine Dallain
Réseau Africain d’Education pour la Santé (RAES) (or African Network for Health Education), Senegal

2011 Cohort

Ashley Avella
Uganda Youth Development Link, Uganda

Laura Chan
Brazos Abiertos, Mexico

Annie Fehrenbacher
Durbar Community-Led Structural Intervention, India

Erica Ciaraldi
Population Council, United States

2010 Cohort

Andrea Amoani
Sakumono Community Multiplex Hospital, Ghana

Matthew Beymer
USAID in Maputo, Mozambique

Hsin-Chieh Chang
Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Vietnam

Teresa Chanlaw
The National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STD (NCHADS), Cambodia

Brock Dumville
Le Réseau African d’Éducation pour la Santé, Senegal

Stephanie Flournoy
Raising Voices, Uganda

Mitsuaki Hirai
Tokamalirawo AIDS Support and Action Group Awareness (TASAAGA), Uganda


Kiersten Johnson
Clinton Health Access Initiative, Rwanda

Prema Ray
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), Bangladesh

Goleen Samari
Center for Research on Population and Health, Lebanon

Kristen Shuken
Women’s Dignity, Tanzania and Uganda

Whitney Welshimer
Population Council, Kenya

Margaret Whitley
Gender Equity and Reproductive Health Department, Mexico

2009 Cohort

Kate Dovel
Cruz Roja Hondureña Atlantida, Honduras

Jennifer McGee
Population Council, Kenya

Ellen Rippberger
Family Health International, Nepal

Christina Rodriguez-Hart
Family Health International, Nepal

2008 Cohort

Liz Applegate
Raising Voices, Uganda

Starr Banks
Health Partnership, Uganda

Helen Chen
World Health Organization, China

Elinam Dellor
Ministry of Health, Ghana

Caroline Elson
Population Secretariat, Uganda

Priti Gautam
Nepal Family Health Program, Nepal

Philip Massey
African Network for Health Education (RAES), Senegal


Bozena Morawski
African Network for Health Education (RAES), Senegal

Melissa Pickett
Population Council, India

Alani Price
Family Health International, Nepal

Erin Rains
UNICEF-The Americas and the Caribbean Office Field Placement, Panama

Bonnie Smith
Population Secretariat, Uganda

Monica Sovero
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STDs (NCHADS), Cambodia

2007 Cohort

Elissa Bradley
International Organization for Migration, Zambia

Gary Chovnick
Educational Development Center, Thailand

Michelle Horejs
Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, India

Kara McMullen
Raising Voices, Uganda

Eunice Muthengi
Population Council, Kenya

Jessie Norris
Taipei City Health Dept., Red Ribbon Foundation, and Taipei City Hospital, Taiwan

Cara O’Connor
Global Health Access Program, Thailand

Margaret Whitley
Gender Equity and Reproductive Health Department, Mexico

2006 Cohort

Natasha Desai
Urban Health Resource Centre, India

Julia C. Dudek
UNFPA, Kyrgyzstan

Jill Edwardson
Uganda Youth Development, Uganda

Kristen Hess
NCHADS, Cambodia

Nathan Nickel
Higher Population, Council/General Secretariat, Jordan

Lisa Pettinato
NCHADS, Cambodia

Jennifer Schlesinger
International Organization for Migration, Zambia & refugee camps

Ariel Shumaker-Hammond
WINGS, Guatemala

Steve Sortijas
EngenderHealth, Tanzania

2005 Cohort

Bita Amani
Cambodian National Center for HIV, AIDS, STDs and Dermatology (NCHADS), Cambodia

Jennifer Brody
Population Council, Kenya

Chloë Gans-Rugebregt
EngenderHealth, Tanzania

Tanya Gonzalez
United Nations Volunteers (UNV), Honduras

Grace Lee
WINGS, Guatemala

Larisa Mori
University Research Co. (URC), Eritrea


Jaimie Morse
Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), Mexico

Anthony Wang
Communication Partnership for Family Health (CPFH) and Higher Population Council-General Secretariat (HPC/GS), Jordan

Cara Wooledge
WINGS, Guatemala

Monica Sovero
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STDs (NCHADS), Cambodia

2004 Cohort

Bridget Brownell
Family Health International, Malawi

Lidia Carlton
KMET Youth 4 Youth Program, Kenya

Ingrid Dries-Daffner
Population Council, Mexico

Lissette Flores
Centro Las Libres de Información en Salud Sexual, Mexico

Christina Ha
Emmanuel Hospital Association, India

Evelyn Kim
Surveillance Unit of NCHADS, Cambodia

Leah Maddock
Population Council, Guatemala


Judith Olweny
Horizons Program/PATH, Population Council, Kenya

Vanessa Shaw
University Research Co., Eritrea

Kristen Shellenberg
Population Council, Guatemala

Sara A. Siebert
Raising Voices and Center for Domestic Violence Prevention, Uganda

Melissa Withers
The East Bali Poverty Project, Indonesia

Rotrease Regan Yates
Helen Keller International, Bangladesh

2003 Cohort

Shahed Ghanimati
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STDs (NCHADS) Ministry of Health, Cambodia

Siobhan Patricia Hayes
Department of Public Health, Family Health Unit III, Brazil

Sarah L. Kulijian
Soul City, Institute for Health and Development Communication, South Africa

Aika Mongi
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, Tanzania

Rachel Gray Naylor
Muheza Designated District Hospital, Tanzania

Jennifer Toller
Los Angeles Garment District, USA

2002 Cohort

Graciella Funes
Mexican Family Planning Assoc. (Mexfam), Mexico

Lisa Kramer
PATH, Vietnam

Nicole Monastersky
Mexican Family Planning Assoc. (Mexfam), Mexico

Taraneh Salke
Family Planning Association of Islamic Republic of Iran (FPA/IRA), Iran

Monica Sovero
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STDs (NCHADS), Cambodia