Hilary Rogers

Hilary Rogers (PC ’13 EPH’14) is from Providence, Rhode Island, majoring in History of Science, History of Medicine. She will matriculate as a BA/MPH student in the Yale School of Public Health to study Social and Behavioral Sciences with a concentration in Global Health. As the Co-Director for AIDS Walk New Haven 2011, she raised over $20,000 for the organizations in the Mayor’s Task Force on AIDS. She conducted her own research project on splicing factors of HIV in Yale Medical School’s Section of Infectious Disease. Hilary conducted a team research project in Manglaralto, Ecuador in Summer 2011 on the characteristics of HIV testing. In Spring 2012, she will present her research at conferences at Tulane University and Yale University, and she hopes to publish the findings in global health journals. She serves as Co-Director of the Yale-Ecuador HIV Clinic Initiative, and is currently planning both spring break and summer trips that will build upon their previous volunteer and research projects. After obtaining her MPH, Hilary hopes to attend medical school and plans to devote her professional career to sexual health work in international nonprofit organizations. For fun, Hilary loves to play on the Yale Women’s Club Basketball team, and explore the diverse food culture of New Haven with friends.

Pierson
Class:
2013
Major:
History of Science, History of Medicine