2016 Population Health Scholar Award

2016 Population Health Scholar Award

Awardee Project Title Location
Jared Blommel Cost-effectiveness analysis of a preventive intervention targeting unsafe sexual behavior and substance use among adolescents in Santiago, Chile: Familias Unidas Santiago, Chile
Luke Caddell Duke One Health Initiative Research to Examine Zoonotic Disease Burden and Effect on Nomadic Herders Mongolia
Toni Chanroo Exploring Health Care Disparities within Argentina’s Universal Health Care System Argentina
Rachel Deitz Social Connectedness, Dignity and Social Capital Chiapas, Mexico
Heather Farthing Recommendations for strengthening health systems and service delivery to Zambian children for HIV/AIDS Zambia
Lukas Gaffney Reduction of Chronic Disease in Colombia through Physical Activity Intervention, Monitoring, and Evaluation Colombia
Leah Hellerstein Social Connectedness, Dignity, and Social Capital Analysis Chiapas, Mexico
Stephanie Joseph Continuation of the evaluation of cardiomyopathy in Haitian women in the Central Plateau of Haiti Haiti
Albert Lee Utilizing evidence-based strategies of prescribing, tracking, and promoting physical activity to prevent and combat chronic diseases in Singapore Singapore
Michael Hu Coastal Resilience, Resilience Miami Initiatives for Climate Change Research, Education and Policy Advocacy Miami, FL
Cherelle Leslie Needs Assessment Analysis of Jamaica’s Approach to Vector Borne Diseases using Recent Chikungunya Epidemic in Jamaica Jamaica
Rachel McKean Ecuador Earthquake Emergency Response Project Ecuador
Blaine Menon Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury across medical centers in Europe- Netherlands Netherlands
Elaheh Niroomand Exploring preventative and primary care services Cordoba, Argentina
Amy O’Donnell Improving treatment compliance in Rarotongan patients with non-communicable disease Cook Islands
Vikram Paranjpe Understanding Barriers to Cataract Surgery Uptake in Patients with Severely Diminished Visual Acuity Western State of Maharashtra, India
Sarah Simko Monitoring the Effectiveness of Panamanian Health Worker Training in Improving Sustainable Health Care Bocas Del Toro, Panama
Jasmine Thomas Mamma Ne Mamma- Safe mothers safe babies in Uganda Uganda
Taylor Wurdeman Evaluation and needs assessment of the chronically sick and poor in Bolivia, and how Medfund serves them Bolivia
Anna Zeira Promoting Sustainable Global Partnerships Through the Facilitation and Expansion of the MSA Community Healthworker Program Through the Ministerio de Salud Publica San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
Eva Williams Synergistic Approaches to Primary Care Across Cultural Borders: A Comparative Study in the U.S. and Nigeria Nigeria