Health behavior alumna selected for Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute fellowship

June 06, 2013
Daphne Delgado

Daphne Delgado

Daphne Delgado, MPH, a 2013 Gillings School of Global Public Health alumna, has been awarded a Graduate Health Fellowship through the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. The nine-month experience will take place in Washington, D.C., where Delgado will be assigned to work directly with a Senate or House committee member on nutrition policy for Latinos/Hispanics.

Delgado studied in the School’s Department of Health Behavior.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is one of the leading Hispanic nonprofit and non-partisan organizations in the country. CHCI was established in 1978 to help increase opportunities for Hispanics to participate in and contribute to the American policy-making process. The CHCI Fellowship Program aims to enhance participants’ leadership abilities, strengthen professional skills and help develop competent and competitive Latino professionals.
More information about the program is available online.



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