Five student-led awards funded:

  • Urban Health Initiative's Ear, Nose and Throat Telemedicine Screening Program ($5,000)
    • Khadijah Ameen, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Health Policy and Management student
    • Charles E. Moore, MD, Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine - Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Co-Director Center for Cranial Base Surgery, Chief of Service - Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Grady Memorial Hospital (mentor)
  • mPowering Maternal Health In Ghana (MHIG) ($5,000)
    • Erica Bass-Flimmons, Georgia State University, Learning Technologies Division student
    • Susan Ogletree, PhD, Georgia State University, College of Education and Human Development, Director, Center for Evaluation and Research, (mentor)
  • Innovative Civic Engagement as a Tool for HIV Prevention in Port Elizabeth, South Africa ($4,860)
    • Marcel Foster, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Global Health student
    • Travis Sanchez, DVM, Research Associate Professor, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health-Epidemiology (mentor)
  • HIV care Equity & Access through Linkage (HEAL) Atlanta Innovation Project ($5,000)
    •  Rosemary Kinuthia, Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice student
    •  Marcia Holstad, DSN, RN, FNP-BC, Associate Professor, Marcia Stanhope Professor in Public Health, Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (mentor)
  • Building the capacity of lay health professionals to do pediatric vision screenings (5,000)
    •  Original PI – Rebecca Russ, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Global Health student
    •  New PI – Kate Furgurson, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Global Health student
    •  Karen Andes, PhD, Assistant Professor, Rollins School of Public Health-Global Health (mentor)

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