Kenzo Kimura is a visiting public health researcher with the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, National School of Public Health. As a native Brazilian-Portuguese speaker and experienced community organizer, Kenzo hopes to connect with the elderly in Lisbon and assess their quality of life by interviewing them on happiness and family but also focusing on the accessibility of Portugal’s subsidized healthcare. Kenzo recently graduated from New York University with a B.S. in Communicative Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Chemistry. After his Fulbright award, he plans to receive his graduate degree in Public Health before medical school.



US Student Program – Fulbright / FLAD Open Study/Research Award

Education: BA/BS in Communicative Sciences and Disorders; Chemistry, New York University, NY

Field of Study: Public Health

Project Title: “The Culture of Caring: An assessment of Portugal’s Elderly”

Host Institution, Location: Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, National School of Public Health, Lisbon

Grant Duration, Starting Date (month): 8 months, starting in October 2023