The University of Minnesota Academic Health Center (AHC) and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Center for Disease Prevention and Control (Guangxi CDC) have been advancing research collaborations since 2015. In the summer of 2018, we will be welcoming two visiting scholars:
The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility is pleased to announce the recipients of the Academic Health Center’s Global Health Seed Grants for research in Guangxi, China. A grant has been awarded to the following research team:
Congratulations to Maryia Bakhtsiyarava who will be hosted by CGHSR as an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow (IDF) to advance her research project “Climate and Child Nutrition: An Interdisciplinary Framework to Uncover the Linkages.” Maryia is pursuing a PhD in Geography and will be mentored by Sarah Cusick (School of Public Health) as part of the fellowship. Learn more about the IDF and the rest of the 2018-2019 Fellows.
The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility (CGHSR) requests proposals for new international health research projects in locations where the AHC maintains hubs of innovation or is actively exploring opportunities to advance new research and educational opportunities: East Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America/Caribbean.
The goals of these seed grants are to:
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.