The Boston Congress of Public Health is proud to announce the 2024 cohort of the BCPH Thought Leadership for Public Health Fellowship. 

Meet the 2024 BCPH Thought Leaders

This marks the fourth cohort of the Fellowship, which was originally known as the HPHR Fellowship Program. The program is guided by an overall vision to provide a platform, training, and support network for the next generation of public health thought leaders and public scholars to explore and grow their voice. Fellows will participate in 6 months of training, comprising 2 months of technical training and content workshopping and 4 months of content creation and promotion. 

Their work will be published on and, and be featured on BCPH social media platforms, as well as that of each respective Fellow. 

Director of the 2024 BCPH Thought Fellow Leadership

Usen-Obong Sabbath (He/Him/His)​
Director, BCPH Thought Leadership for Public Health Fellowship

This year marks Sabbath’s second year leading the BCPH Thought Fellowship for Leadership at the Boston Congress of Public Health. Sabbath holds a BSc Degree in Biochemistry from University of Uyo, Nigeria. He is a member of the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He has over 3 years of academic research, having served as a Graduate Research Assistant from 2019 to 2021 to a PhD Research fellow, Imaobong Akpet, Department of Biochemistry, University of Uyo.