Kristen Eggles, Bob Yee Public Health Scholarship Awardee

Kristen Eggles

Kristen Eggles (IDM '21) was awarded a 2020 Bob Yee Public Health Scholarship. A native of Fort Hill, SC, Kristen is pursuing an MPH with a concentration in infectious disease pathogenesis, eradication, and laboratory practice (MPH-PEL). She studied biology at West Carolina University and is interested in yoga and finding new coffees. 

Named in honor of professor emeritus Robert B. Yee and funded by generous contributions from alumni and friends of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, this scholarship is awarded to three IDM master's students each year based on academic merit. Donations to the Bob Yee Fund can be made by mail or via

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