October 10, 2017

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Master of Public Health (MPH) student in the Global Health track and PRISM Scholar, Salesio Macuacua, M.D., completed his practicum at Barretos Cancer Hospital in Brazil. 

The Vanderbilt Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is a two-year interdisciplinary program offered through the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. The Global Health track is designed to educate innovative and effective public health professionals in the development and management of effective global health initiatives, to contribute to sound public health policies and practices, and to engage in meaningful partnerships with communities.

The University Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) and the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) in partnership with Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) trains a new generation of Mozambican researchers with a focus on HIV/AIDS implementation science, taking advantage of VIGH extramurally-funded research programs in Mozambique. The Partnership for Research in Implementation Science Mozambique (PRISM) Program assists UEM in training current and future faculty to teach and conduct HIV-focused implementation science research.

In the Field: Salesio Macuacua