2019 Summer Projects

The Center for Global Education Initiatives is pleased to announce the 2019 Faculty and Student CGEI Global Grant Awardees:

KIGALI, RWANDA

Understanding Bottlenecks in HIV Test Turnaround Times in Kigali, Rwanda

Faculty lead: David Riedel, MD, MPH, School of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology

Students: Andryse Leukeu, SOL; Fridah Twara, SOP

BOKE, GUINEA

Investigation and Participating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment on Bauxite Mine and Refinery in Boke, Guinea

Faculty lead: Professor Seema Kakade, Director, Environmental Law Clinic and JingJing Zhang, Lecturer in Law TEA Project, University of Maryland Carey School of Law

Co-investigators: JingJing, Lecturer in Law TEA Project, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Students: Sisi Liu, SOL; Stephanie Malchine, SOL; Salma Sharaf, SOM/MPH; Abigail Trumpy, SOL

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Advancing antimicrobial stewardship at University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia

Faculty lead: Cassidy Claassen, MD, MPH, School of Medicine, Institute for Human Virology

Co-investigators:  Neha Sheth Pandit, PharmD, AAHIVP, BCPS, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science; Emily L. Heil, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, AAHIVP, School of Pharmacy; and Derick Munkombwe, DipEd, BPharm, MPH, PhD, University of Zambia, School of Health Sciences

Students: 2-4 Benjamin Coleman, SOM; Heather Wittkorn, SOP

 

ABUJA, NIGERIA

Sexual and Reproductive Health in Primary Care for Adolescents Living with HIV in Nigeria

Faculty lead: Nadia Sam-Agudu, MD, School of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology

Students: Yasmin, SOM; Precious Ohagwu, SOP; Imani Wright, SSW; Ashling Zhang, SOM

 

Maha Sarakham, Thailand

MAHA SARAKHAM, THAILAND

Interprofessional Education (IPE) Home-Care Visits: Lessons Learned from IPE program in Thailand

Faculty lead: Dr. Erin VanMeter, Assistant Professor (Ambulatory Care Pharmacist), Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Students: Jessie Lawson, SSW; Meilin Lim, SOM; Betlihem Semma, SOP; Wendy Zhang, SON