Dr. David Meya, Senior Lecturer, College of Health Sciences at Makerere University and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine at the University of Minnesota, who has been awarded the Honored International Academician award from the University of Minnesota GPS Alliance.
In 2016, two researchers shared the same question: what is the uptake of and barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination?
The Uganda Research Training Collaborative allows students to explore real-world global health issues under the guidance of seasoned researchers. "For outsiders who want to become global health experts, there's no better way to learn than by partnering on projects with people around the world," says School of Public Health student Anna Stadelman who is participating in the collaboration. "The hope is that this project will improve our research skills while providing actual knowledge that will improve patients lives."
In this new video, hear from faculty, former trainees, and students from both the University of Minnesota and Makerere University about what mentorship means to them and how it advances the impacts of global health research.