Center for Global Health Awards 84 Student Travel Grants

The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health recently announced the winners of both the Global Health Field Research Award and the Established Field Placement Award. Eighty-four students were awarded travel grants, setting a record for the number of awardees for the Center. The objective of both programs is to enhance the recruitment of students into global health research and practice careers by providing them the means to work with faculty mentors and to travel overseas to gain valuable experience.

Consistent with the program's goal to support students in a wide range of disciplines necessary to respond to today's global health challenges, this group of eighty-four awardees features students pursuing degrees in a variety of fields.

The winners, their field of study, and their research locations are as follows:

Global Health Field Research Awards

School of Public Health
Amanda Berman
Liza Bronner
April Monroe
Amy Paul
Elizabeth Thomas
Emilia Vignola

>> Read the Field Research Award winners' profiles and project abstracts
>> Learn how to apply for a Global Health Field Research Award

Global Health Established Field Placement Awards

School of Public Health
Raksha Adhikari, U.S.
Ramya Ambikapathi, Peru
Andrew Andrada, Nepal
Emily Baughman, Pakistan
Qifang Bi, Bangladesh
Valerie Caldas, Nepal
Emily Carter, Malawi
Lillian Collins, Madagascar
Nadia Diamond-Smith, India
Bryan Dougan, Uganda
Marissa Esser, Congo
Erin Ewald, India
Hsin Yi Ferng, Ethiopia
Cristina Garcia, Bangladesh
Jessica Gergen, Bangladesh
Margaret Glancey, Peru
Nisha Hariharan, Kenya
Ai-Chen (Jane) Ho, Bangladesh
Claire Holland, Cameroon
Catherine Hwang, Peru
Laiah Idelson, Tanzania
Dena Javadi, Sri Lanka
Jon Kawatachi, Bangladesh
Yingqi Lai, Mongolia
Jason Lambden, Brazil
Kathryn Leifheit, Peru
Kristen Little, South Africa
Xiao Ma, Sri Lanka
Nina Martin, Bangladesh
Jennifer Masters, Bangladesh
Sarah Meyer, Nepal
Caitlin Milder, Turkey
Maya Nadison, Malawi
Htet Nay Lin Oo, Myanmar
Rachel Patton-Molitors, Ethiopia
Audrey Pereira, India
Shuang Ren, China
Ricardo Castillo, Peru
Sarah Robbins, Uganda
Brian Rosen, Peru
Jessica Rothstein, Peru
Victoria Ryan, Ethiopia
Ian Saldanha, South Africa
Danielle Schaub, Ethiopia
Kelly Searle, Zambia
Xiaoxing Shen, China
Jennifer Sherwood, Senegal
Marissa Silverman, Tanzania
Heeyoung Sohn, Nigeria
Veena Sriram, Pakistan
Stephanie Sweitzer, Lesotho
Jennifer Tighe, Peru
Katherine Tomaino, Peru
Michael Tran, Pakistan
Shani Turke, Guinea
Madeleine Whalen, DRC
Leah Wohlgemuth, Uganda
Ryan Zahn, South Africa
Xiaoge Zhang, Malaysia

School of Arts & Sciences
Maningbe Berete, Zambia
Eleanor Bergren, South Africa
Isabella Ciuffetelli, Peru
Sean Donohue, Sri Lanka
Natasha Fletcher, Peru
Chelsea Aika Gaviola, Peru
Roger Henry, Peru
Robert Locke, Peru
Allaa Mageid, Malaysia
Christina Meyer, Vietnam
Wesley Shoap, Peru
Alexandra Snock, Peru
Kaetan Vyas, Peru

School of Nursing
Jocelyn Anderson, South Africa
Soohyun Kim, Malawi
Teresa Pfaff, India
Stephane Stookey, Peru
Anina Terry, Nicaragua

>> Read the Established Field Placement award winners' profiles and project abstracts
>> Learn how to apply for a Established Field Placement Award

People

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases
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