2018 Award Recipients

Following the October 1, 2018 deadline, CGHSR awarded the following Faculty Travel Awards: 

Keith Horvath, Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health: To host Dr. Jane Wanyama, who has worked with the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) the largest HIV care provider in Uganda for the last fourteen years, whose mission is to strengthen health systems in Africa with strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity development, to visit Minnesota to forge closer research collaborations and to contribute to an NIH grant proposal.

Jennifer Rickard, Assistant Professor, Division of Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Department of Surgery, Medical School: to continue and expand research partnership with collaborators from the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali, Rwanda assessing the microbiology and antibiotic resistance patterns in surgical patients, while strengthening mentoring activities.

Kelly Searle, Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health: to explore various sites in Mozambique and Zimbabwe in order to establish a new collaboration between the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and the Catholic University of Mozambique. The specific collaboration will be with the Catholic University of Mozambique in Chimoio, Manica Province. This will also leverage a current collaboration with the Central and Southern Africa International Center for Malaria Research (ICEMR) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.