Kaufman '08 wins Marshall
Zachary Kaufman ’08 has been awarded a 2010 Marshall Scholarship to pursue a master’s and a Ph.D in epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
A Truman Scholar, Kaufman first developed an interest in public health as an undergraduate while working as a medical translator on a Tucker Foundation trip to Siuna, Nicaragua, according to a College press release. Through this experience, Kaufman realized that “medicine alone cannot cure suffering in the developing world,” he said in the release.
During his senior year, Kaufman evaluated an HIV prevention program in the Dominican Republic for seven months and presented his research in 2008 at the 27th International AIDS conference held in Mexico City.
Kaufman oversaw research and evaluation for Grassroots Soccer in Cape Town, South Africa, after graduating from Dartmouth.
Marshall Scholarships are given to up to 40 Americans each year.