Several Tropical Medicine graduate students and alumni participated in the 21st Annual Principles of Sexually Transmitted Disease/HIV Research Course held on July 22-August 1, 2013 at the University of Washington in Seattle. Samuel Tassi Yunga and Obadia Kenji Mfuh are Fogarty trainees from Cameroon. Anna Babakhanyan, a Global Health fellow, and Yeung Tutterrow, a postdoctoral fellow at the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), Seattle, are Tropical Medicine graduates. The STD/HIV course provided an intensive overview of behavioral, pathogenesis, clinical, epidemiologic, statistical, and operational research in STD/HIV. It featured participants from over 20 different countries and faculty who are international leaders in their fields of research.
From left to right: Obadia Kenji Mfuh, Yeung Tutterrow, Anna Babakhanyan, and Samuel Tassi Yunga