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Gregg Gonsalves Wins a MacArthur Fellowship

Yale University faculty member and CIRA affiliate Gregg Gonsalves ’11, ’17 Ph.D., an epidemiologist and global health advocate, is among the 25 individuals chosen as 2018 MacArthur Fellows. His MacArthur Fellowship biography notes that he integrates "his experiences as a community activist with quantitative analysis and operations research to improve responses to global health public health challenges."

The MacArthur Fellowship - informally referred to as the "genius grant" - is a $625,000, no-strings-attached award to "extraordinarily talented and creative individuals as an investment in their potential, according to the MacArthur Foundation. In addition to exceptional creativity, the award recognizes the recipients' "promise for important advances" and subsequent creative work based on their track record of accomplishments.

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Published: Tuesday, October 9, 2018