Stanford PhD students Alex Ferris and Sarah Hooper are the recipients of this year’s Global Health and Development Fellowship, awarded annually by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation. Through the program, Ferris and Hooper are spending the summer interning with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to improve health and development outcomes globally.
Hertz Fellows spend two summers over the course of their doctoral studies interning with the Gates Foundation in Seattle. The program provides a platform for them to apply their expertise to a variety of fields related to science.
Sarah Hooper is a 2017 Stanford Graduate Fellow.