President's Global Impact Fund Projects

2023 - 2024

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UMB Consortium on Comparative Constitutional Democracy

Peter G. Danchin, JSD, Director of the International and Comparative Law Program, UM Carey School of Law 

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Nigeria - Diabetes Prevention Translation: Integrated Nurse-Led Peer-Facilitated Healthy Lifestyle Controlled Study

Oluremi Adejumo, DNP, MS., RN, FIAAN, Assistant Professor, UM School of Nursing 

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Nigeria - Integrating mental health care in HIV programs in Imo State, Nigeria using a collaborative care model 

Charlotte Nwogwugwu,  DrPH, Assistant Professor, UM School of Nursing 

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Nigeria: Building an International OEM Mutual Education Community

Marianne Cloeren, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, School of Medicine

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Zambia - Establishing a sustainable rotation exchange between UMSOP and UNZA 

Emily Heil, PharmD, MS, Associate Professor of Practice, Sciences, and Heath Outcomes Research, UM School of Pharmacy 

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Zambia - Climate Change and Mental Health Outcomes among Migrant Fisherfolk in Zambia 

Lynn Murphy Michalopoulos, PhD, UM School of Social Work

2022 - 2023

Occasionally, CGE uses funds to support smaller innovation grants and in 2022, awarded five PGIF Partnership Support Awards. The awards are an off shoot of the PGIF program that makes smaller awards to help expand or maintain existing partnerships. When such funds are available, they will be advertised widely on campus.

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Costa Rica– Expanding and Strengthening International Partnerships with the University of Costa Rica and Rajagiri College of Social Sciences

Caroline Long, MSW, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Global Engagement, UM School of Social Work

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Ireland – Intensive Co-Sponsored Activities to Grow an International Partnership with National University of Ireland, Galway School of Law

Peter Danchin, JSD, LLM, LLB, Professor and Director of International and Comparative Law Program, UM Carey School of Law

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Italy – Expanding Long Time International Partnership with University of Camerino

Agnes Ann Feemster, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Dean, Experiential Learning Program, UMB School of Pharmacy

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Japan – Global Health Aging

Flavius R. W. Lilly, PhD, MA, MPH, Vice Dean of the UMB Graduate School and Vice Provost of Academic and Student Affairs

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Liberia – Simulation Train the Trainer Program for Liberian Nurses

Amy Daniels, PhD, RN, CHSE-A, Assistant Professor of Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice, UM School of Nursing, and Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD, CRNP-Neonatal, FNAP, FAAN, Associate Professor and Chair of Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice, UM School of Nursing

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Malawi– Partnership Growth through Professional Development

Miriam Laufer, MD, MPH, Professor and Associate Dean, Center for Vaccine Development and UM School of Medicine

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Tanzania – Global Field Experience

Elias Snyder, PhD, Director of the Office of Global Global Health and Program Director of Global Health Certificate, UM School of Nursing, and Charlotte Nwogwugwu, DrPH, Assistant Professor of Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice, UM School of Nursing

2021 - 2022

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Point Prevalence Study in Acute Pediatric Critical Illness in Low-Resource Countries

Adrian Holloway, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Adnan Bhutta, MBBS, Professor, Pediatrics, UM School of Medicine

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Kenya – REACH (Reaching, Engaging Adolescents and Young Adults for Care Continuum in Health) Mental Health

Peter Memiah, DrPH, MSc, Associate Professor, Epidemiology (Ciheb) and Fernando Wagner, MPH, DS, Professor, UM School of Social Work

2020 - 2021

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Angola – Consortium for Malaria Research in Angola (C-MalAng)

Joana Carneiro Da Silva, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology; Miriam Laufer, MD, Professor; and Shannon Takala-Harrison, PhD, Associate Professor, UM School of Medicine

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Brazil – Developing Capacity for Long-Term Care of Older Adults Living with Dementia

Michael Lepore, PhD, Professor, UM School of Nursing, and Ester Villalonga Olives, PhD, MSc, Assistant Professor, UM School of Pharmacy

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Malawi – Environmental Justice, Human Rights and Public Health Legal Theory and Practice Seminar

Diane Hoffmann, JD, MS, Professor of Health Law, Director of Law & Health Care Program; Peter Danchin, JSD, LLM, LLB, Professor; and Robert Percival, JD, MA, Professor from the UM School of Law

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Nigeria – From Post-Graduate to PI: Developing Independent Scholars of Implementation Science in West and Central Africa

Nadia A. Sam-Agudu, MD, CTropMed, Associate Professor and Dr. Alash'le G. Abimiku, PhD, MS, Professor, UM School of Medicine

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Rwanda – Strengthening the National Cancer Registry in Rwanda

David Riedel, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, UM School of Medicine and Director of Infectious Disease Fellowship Program, IHV; Clement Adebamowo, ChB, ScD, FWACS, FACS, Professor, IHV

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Rwanda - Energizing Gastroenterology Development in Rwanda (EGD-Rwanda)

Erik von Rosenvinge, MD, Associate Professor, and Kenechukwu Chudy-Onwugaje, M.B.B.S., MPH, GI Fellow, School of Medicine

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The Gambia – UMB and Its Duty of Care: Building Resilient Health Systems with Host Country Partners

Melissa McDiarmid, MD, MPH, DABT, Professor, Director of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, and Joanna Gaitens, PhD, MSN/MPH, Assistant Professor, UM School of Medicine

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The Gambia – Strengthening Capacity in Health Research Ethics and Research Methodology

Veronica Njie-Carr, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FWACN, Associate Professor, UM School of Nursing, and Henry Silverman, MD, MA, Professor, Director of MICU, UM School of Medicine

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Zambia – Global Health Rotations

Cassidy Claassen, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor & Technical Director/Chief of Party (CIRKUITS), CIHEB, IHV, and UM School of Medicine; Lottie Hachaambwa, MB, ChB, Assistant Professor, IHV and UM School of Medicine