2010-2011 Fellows

27th group from left to right (front row) Joseph Okeibunor, Prerna Banati, Michael Reich (Director), Kokoro Shirai, Jesse Bump. Back Row: Minah Kang Kim, Taro Tomizuka, Hee-Kyung Joh, Roni Factor, Amy Levin (Program Coordinator), Ikuma Nozaki, Yoon Kim.


  1. Governance gaps in the new global aid architecture: challenges and opportunities for health
    Prerna Banati, PhD, MPH
    Senior Technical Specialist, Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB & Malaria, Geneva
  2. The Long Road to Universal Health Coverage: A century of lessons for development strategy and The Political Economy of Tobacco Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
    Jesse Bump, PhD, MPH
    Historian and Consultant on Global Health Polic
  3. Assessing the Social Resistance Framework for Understanding High-Risk Behavior among Non-Dominant Minorities and Examination of the Association between Recidivist Drivers, their Demographic and Socioeconomic Characteristics, and Road Traffic Accidents
    Roni Factor, M.A., PhD
    Research Fellow, The Ran Naor Road Safety Research Center, Transportation Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
  4. Socioeconomic status in relation to self-perception of obesity in Korean adults
    Hee-Kyung Joh, MD, MPH
    S. Korea
    Assistant Professor, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
  5. Priority setting methods for health care resource allocation: political, analytical and institutional perspectives and Measuring the Sociodemographics and quality of life of elders in South Korea
    Minah Kang Kim, M.A., MPP, PhD
    S. Korea
    Associate Professor, Ewha Womans University
  6. Contribution of hospital quality variations to socioeconomic disparities in in-hospital mortality
    Yoon Kim, MD, PhD, MS
    S. Korea
    Associate Prof, Seoul Nat’l Univ College of Medicine; Chair of the Dept of Health Policy and Mgt, SNU; Director, Center for interoperable HER, MoHW; Senior Consultant, Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service
  7. Efficacy and impacts of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in rural areas, Zambia
    Ikuma Nozaki, MD
    (ART) Advisor, Ministry of Health
  8. Improving Access to Malaria-in-pregnancy Prevention Services through Community Directed Intervention – Evidence from Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
    Joseph Okeibunor, PhD
    Senior Lecturer, Dept of Sociology/ Anthropology, Univ of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  9. Social capital and health: Exploring psychological mechanisms
    Kokoro Shirai, PhD, MA, MSc
    Associate Professor, University of the Ryukyus
  10. Analysis of the preparedness and responses to pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza infection in Japan
    Taro Tomizuka, MD, MSc
    Senior Researcher in Policy Sciences, National Institute of Public Health; Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare