Chief of STI Unit, GHESKIO
Fellowship Site: GHESKIO, Haiti
Research Interests: Women’s behavioral health and the prevention of STIs
Dr. Severe, the head GHESKIO’s sexually transmitted diseases unit and a MPH candidate at Cornell University, is a Haitian Fellow whose exemplary career as a clinician and researcher will be heightened by this fellowship’s opportunities, resources, and protected research time. She has exhibited the ability to manage coursework and research endeavors with her clinical responsibilities at GHESKIO, however this fellowship would afford her the freedom needed to continue on her trajectory as an independent clinical investigator. Dr. Severe she brings considerable clinical expertise to this fellowship, and her mentors at GHESKIO and Cornell are committed to her leading the development of a diagnostic test for syphilis.