CGHSR welcomes Erin Mann into the new full-time position of CGHSR Global Collaborations Coordinator. Erin joins us with an MPH in International Health and Epidemiology from Boston University and University of Minnesota experience in the Food Protection and Defense Institute (FPDI) and the SPH Research Data Assistance Center. While at FPDI, Erin managed projects related to public health emergency preparedness and response, medical supply chains, and bio-surveillance.
CGHSR again thanks everyone who attended the inaugural Quie & Peterson Global Health Lecture and all who helped to make the night a success. Videos of both the short ceremony recognizing Drs. Paul Quie and Phillip Peterson for their contribution to global health education and research as well as the keynote speaker Dr. Jonathan Patz's presentation“Confronting the Global Climate Crisis: Health Opportunity of the Century?” are now available. There are also many great photos from throughout the event.
This past summer, Amy Tran, a dual Pharm.D., M.P.H student, traveled to Uganda under the mentorship of Melanie Nicol, an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy. Learn about Amy’s experience assisting in a clinical research project that stems from Dr. Nicole’s involvement with and seed grant from the AHC Uganda Hub.
Congratulations to our 2017-18 Global Health Faculty Travel Award Recipients!
We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-18 round of Faculty Travel Award funding:
In January 2017, student researchers from Minnesota and Uganda were formed into teams as part of Uganda Research Training Collaborative (URTC). Together, they proposed small-scale research projects and have since been advancing their research plans. The URTC provides a rich opportunity for students from the U of M and partner institutions in Uganda to develop research skills.
For their study, "Effect of adherence and malnutrition on pharmacokinetics and virologic outcomes of atazanavir in HIV-infected adolescents," Team 4 will meet with HIV-positive teenagers and ask interview questions about medication use and nutrition status. The team will also measure drug levels to assess relationships between adherence, nutrition, and drug levels in adolescents.