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Alumni Updates

January 2019

MIDP 2018

Chao Chen interned with Duke’s Belt and Road Initiative before returning to China to continue her work in international cooperation with National Development and Reform Commission of China.

December 2018

MIDP 2018

Ada Ozonevo-Umenwaliri is currently a consultant with Results4Development.

MIDP 2017

Joshua Cootware is now Program Advisor of Security and Stabilization for Tetra Tech. He is based in Arlington, VA.

MIDP 2016

Md. Murshed is now a Deputy Secretary with the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

MIDP 2014

Partomuan Juniult is now Section Chief of the Special Tax Office for the Government of Indonesia.

MIDP 2014

Tom Nicholson, DCID Associate in Research, visited Russia to help design and support a coalition against Hepatitis C in Vladimir, a city outside Moscow of about half a million people. As part of a planning grant for a larger health delivery project in the future, Nicholson met with public health officials, local non-governmental organizations, and spoke with current and former patients. The topics discussed included the considerable potential of new curative Hep C drugs to reverse the Hep C epidemic there, while identifying barriers to care and potential solutions.

MIDP 2013

Muyatwa Sitali is a Programmes and Outreach Officer with UNICEF’s Water and Sanitation for All Initiative. He is based in New York.

MIDP 2012

Emilia Chiscop-Head will join Duke’s new initiative in Advancing Scientific Integrity, Services and Training (ASIST) as a Scientific Integrity Associate. 

MIDP 2010

Ghada Ahmed wrote a chapter on "Global Wheat Value Chains" for the Oxford Handbook of Food, Water, and Society. From the abstract: "This chapter uses the global value chain (GVC) lens to examine the global wheat industry, its governance structure, and the key value chain dynamics that drive power in the chain. GVCs refer to the sequence of value-added activities that comprise the creation, delivery, and end use of a given product or service and the role of actors in the chain."

MIDP 2000

Priscila Izar is part of a research team that will be launching a CityLab at Ardhi University, where she currently works.  The CityLab Programme facilitates the co-production of policy-relevant knowledge related to urban poverty.  It is a program of the African Centre for Cities.  Priscila and her husband David Thompson currently reside in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.