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Leland Fellow

Michael Wang

10th Class, 2019-2021

Michael Wang, originally from Wisconsin, graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2019 with an MPhil in Public Health. His Master’s research ranged from examining the root determinants of diarrheal disease and infant undernutrition in Myanmar to evaluating the impact of digital health interventions in managing non-communicable diseases. Prior to attending Cambridge, Michael worked as a high school English teacher in Hunan province, China through WorldTeach. As an educator, Michael grounded his interests in community development through his experience working with children and young adults. Michael’s undergraduate degree is in Community Health and American Studies from Tufts University.

Host Organization: International Food Policy Research Institute

First Year Placement
Yangon, Myanmar

Second Year Placement
Washington, D.C.