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Current Fellows

The 2019-20 fellowship cohort is the 47th class of fellows! The class is comprised of 273 fellows sponsored by AAAS and partner societies. Of these, 33 will serve in Congress, and 240 in the executive branch among 19 agencies or departments.

Featured Fellow

Ramesh Talreja

Ramesh is a fellow at the Department of Energy Water Power Technologies Office who shelved his STPF application in the middle of preparing it, but was convinced to follow through after an alumnus fellow reached out. The rest is history! Read more

Affinity Groups

Affinity groups are formed and managed by current and alumni fellows.  They provide fellows with a forum to meet and discuss issues related to areas of specific interest. Click here to see the full list of affinity groups and to learn how you can get involved.

Blog and News Posts

Latest Posts

Read about fellows' accomplishments at the intersection of policy and science, and get a heads up on STPF events and news.

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What to Expect on the 2020 STPF Application

What to Expect on the 2020 STPF Application Ali Elomarabi Tue, 05/26/2020 - 14:40 Published Date Tue, 05/26/2020 - 14:40 You may have heard: the STPF application opens in June 1! Here’s a quick
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STPF Fellows and Staff Confront COVID-19 On the Job and At Home

STPF Fellows and Staff Confront COVID-19 On the Job and At Home Ali Elomarabi Tue, 05/26/2020 - 13:05 Published Date Mon, 05/25/2020 - 13:04 As COVID-19 takes the nation and world by storm, fellows

PODCAST | Making the Connection Between COVID-19 and One Health

By Philip Ko
Understanding the science of viral transmission and pandemics is now critical, especially for younger generations. In this episode, STPF fellow and veterinarian Deborah Thomson discusses how the One
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Why Have Veterinarians in Government?

Why Have Veterinarians in Government? Ali Elomarabi Tue, 05/26/2020 - 14:35 Published Date Mon, 05/25/2020 - 14:34 Fellows Matthew Ferreira and Deborah Thomson, both veterinarians, were interviewed by
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Fellows Who Are Faculty Bring Expertise, Take Lessons Home

Fellows Who Are Faculty Bring Expertise, Take Lessons Home Ali Elomarabi Wed, 05/20/2020 - 11:14 Published Date Wed, 05/27/2020 - 11:13 Some of life’s most memorable lessons are learned outside the

Testing for COVID-19: A visit to a pop-up testing center

By Trisha Chakraborty
Dry cough, headaches, body aches, a stabbing pain along my ribs, and chills. In mid-March, as stay-at-home orders were first being implemented due to SARS CoV-2, a slew of symptoms hit me like mid

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