People in global health news
July / August 2022 | Volume 21 Number 4
Long-time Fogarty grantee receives PRIM&R service award
Professor Clement Adebamowo received the
Jeff Cohen Service Award from Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R) in recognition of his work in research ethics. He is the Director for Global Health Cancer Research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and directs the Fogarty-funded
Eastern Nigeria Research Ethics Training (ENRICH) Program.
Fogarty grantee wins maternal health challenge
Dr. Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, won first place in the
NIH Maternal Health Diagnostics Challenge for mHealth tools developed by her
Fogarty-funded her project enabling community health workers to monitor postpartum recovery by women following a cesarean delivery in Rwanda.
Former CUGH chair to lead NY Academy of Medicine
Dr. Ann Kurth, an epidemiologist and Dean of the Yale School of Nursing, will lead the
New York Academy of Medicine, the first nurse to hold the position. Dr. Kurth's research focuses on HIV/ reproductive health and global health system strengthening in the context of pandemics, climate change, and other stresses. She also co-founded the Yale Institute for Global Health.
El-Sadr to lead new global program
Former Fogarty board member Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr was appointed
Executive Vice President for Columbia Global at Columbia University. This new umbrella program will bring together the university’s global projects including Columbia’s Global Centers.
Updated August 12, 2022
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