2019-20 Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Recipients

May 30, 2019

The Northern Pacific Global Health (NPGH) Fellowship program will be funding a total of six Fogarty fellows and scholars for 2019 - 2020. Congratulations to the trainees and mentors!

Emmanuel Bonney (Postdoc)
The Ugandan Early Childhood Phenoscreening Project: A feasibility study
Research Site: Kampala, Uganda
University of Minnesota Mentor: Jed Elison, Institute for Child Development, College of Education and Human Development


Sayamon Hongjaesee (Postdoc)
Development of point-of-care testing for hepatitis C virus detection using reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay
Research Site: Chiangmai, Thailand
University of Minnesota Mentor: Jose Debes, Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine, Medical School


Lawrence Osei-Tutu (Peds Resident, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)
Composite Food-Based and Enteral Iron Replacement Therapies for Children with Moderate-to-Severe Anaemia in a Rural Ghanaian Setting: A Proof-of-Concept Study
Research Site: Kumasi, Ghana
University of Minnesota Mentor: Sarah Cusick, Division of Global Pediatrics, Medical School


Caleb Skipper (Postdoc)
HLA Typing in Cryptococcal Disease in Ugandans
Research Site: Kampala, Uganda
University of Minnesota Mentor: Kirsten Nielsen, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical School


Blair Smart (Postdoc)
Surgical Site Infections in the HIV Population in Kampala, Uganda: An Observational Study at Makerere University's Mulago National Referral Hospital
Research Site: Kampala, Uganda
University of Minnesota Mentor: Jennifer Rickard, Department of Surgery, Medical School


Anna Stadelman (PhD Student, UMN School of Public Health)
Developing and Piloting a Clinical Prediction Tool for the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Meningitis
Research Site: Kampala, Uganda
University of Minnesota Mentor: David Boulware, Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine, Medical School