Ayeh Khalil

Ayeh joined the CPC Learning Network as a Graduate Research Assistant in February 2020, while pursuing an MPH in Epidemiology, with a certificate in Public Health and Humanitarian Action. She is a recent graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology, where she was a dual degree student in the Albert Dorman Honors College studying Biology and Science, Technology, and Society.

As an undergraduate, Ayeh has worked with a number of different refugee health and welfare organizations as well as raised funds for various charities through her extensive leadership roles in student organizations. She has dedicated her spring breaks to leading student pop-up clinics in underserved communities in Central America and West Africa, where her passion for public health and humanitarian action emerged and flourished.

Ayeh’s research interests are in refugee health, children and maternal welfare and development and infectious disease spread in areas of conflict. She is currently an intern at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where she is working with their Arab Health Initiative.

Email: atk2144@cumc.columbia.edu

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