Jennifer Burwinkel awarded 2016-17 Bob Yee Scholarship 


Jennifer Burwinkel (IDM '18) was awarded a 2016 Bob Yee Public Health Scholarship. A native of Cincinnati, OH, Burwinkel is pursuing an MS in infectious diseases and microbiology. She holds an undergraduate biology degree from Montreat College & Clearwater Christian College and is interested in cooking.

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


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