Impact: Humphrey Fellows enhance and promote prosperous livelihoods and contribute to society through thriving education and public health systems.
Contagious and Infectious Diseases
Humphrey Fellows work as physicians, health educators, and practitioners with management and policy making responsibilities to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious and contagious disease threats and improve global health security.
Public Health Policy and Management
Humphrey Fellows serve in various capacities, such as physicians, clinicians with management responsibilities, health educators, and practitioners with policy-making responsibilities, that promote public health education and effective public health policies and management in their communities and country. Humphrey Fellows also work as physicians, health communication specialists, and policy analysts in HIV/AIDS policy, treatment, and prevention.
Substance Abuse Education, Treatment, and Prevention
Humphrey Fellows work in specialized areas such as community-based treatment and prevention programs, hospitals, and local or national policy agencies, that focus on problems of alcohol, drug, and tobacco use as well as broader areas of public health that relate to substance abuse, such as HIV/AIDS, mental health, medicine, psychology, social work, and counseling.
Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
Humphrey Fellows work in specialized areas, such as primary and secondary education curriculum development, program design and adult learning, and teacher training, that contribute to education planning, policy development, and reform implementation at a local, regional, or national level. Humphrey Fellows also serve as teacher trainers and master teachers in the field of Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
Higher Education Leadership
Humphrey Fellows serve as leaders who hold administrative or policy-making positions at institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, or government ministries and work on policy formation, strategic decision making, and planning and management in higher education.