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    Katie Coniglio

    During her Master of Public Health studies at Saint Louis University, Katie Coniglio served as one of the first Project GUIA student interns. In August 2007, she spent six weeks in Brazil assessing physical activity in public parks and recreation spaces using a systematic observation tool.

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    Mariah Dreisinger

    Mariah Dreisinger was a GUIA intern during the months of June – August 2007.  During her time in Brazil, she was based in Sao Paulo, Recife and Curitiba.  While all interns had specific tasks to complete during our trip, Mariah’s experiences outside of the work they were doing is what shaped and changed her the most.

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    Cheryl Valko

    Cheryl Valko MPH, RD is a Program Manager at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work and Prevention Research Center in St. Louis at Washington University in St. Louis. She received her Master of Public Health degree from Saint Louis University, with a concentration in Behavioral Science/Health Education and Epidemiology.

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    Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Budd

    Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Budd is currently a doctoral student at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Liz has a Master of Public Health in Behavioral Science and Health Education from St. Louis University and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Spanish Studies from Santa Clara University. Liz studies chronic disease prevention and primarily focuses on physical activity

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    Karen Hidalgo

    MPH and MSW Candidate, May 2013
    Washington University in St. Louis

    Karen Hidalgo earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in public health from Rutgers University. After working at Mathematica Policy Research Inc., she earned the Intern of The Year Award from Project L/EARN and became a Ronald E. McNair

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    Laura Burdick

    MPH Candidate, August 2012
    Washington University in St. Louis

    Laura Burdick received her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Notre Dame. Laura’s study abroad experience in Pueblo, Mexico cultivated her passion for community health. She went on to receive her Masters of Public Health

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    Maruí W. Corseuil Giehl

    Maruí W. Corseuil Giehl is currently a PhD student in Public Health at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). She holds a bachelor degree in physical education and a masters degree in Public Health also from Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). She was intern in the GUIA project at the Prevention Research Center at Washington University in St. Louis

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    Alicia Manteiga

    Alicia Manteiga is a candidate for a Master in Public Health degree at Washington University in St. Louis. She was an intern with Project GUIA June and July, 2013. During that time, she lived in Pelotas, Brazil, and was affiliated with the Federal University of Pelotas’s Center of Epidemiologic Research. The most significant experience she had during her internship was the opportunity to interview

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    Lauren Walker

    Lauren Walker was a Project GUIA intern based in the Epidemiology Research Center at the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL), Brazil from June-August, 2013.  She was responsible for conducting qualitative interviews with Project GUIA collaborators in order to publish an in-depth history of the project, and collaborated with Dr. Franklin Barcellos on a publication that examines

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    Brittaney Bethea

    Brittaney Bethea is currently a Masters in Public Health student in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, with an interest in health communication, dissemination research, and health journalism. Brittaney completed her internship summer 2013 at the Prevention Research Center