Spring 2009 Framework Program in Global Health award winners announced
The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health recently announced their Framework Program in Global Health award winners for the spring of 2009. Nine current Hopkins students were selected to receive the awards, which range in value from $3,000 to $5,000. The objective of the Framework Program in Global Health 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. All students submitted a research project proposal based in an international location to be considered for the award.
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 eleven awardees features students pursuing degrees in a variety of fields.
The winners, their field of study, and their research locations are as follows:
School of Medicine:
Veronique Nussenblatt, Internal Medicine Resident, South Africa
Bloomberg School of Public Health:
Virginia Bowen, PhD candidate, Ghana
Shannon McMahon, MHS candidate, Tanzania
Tisha Mitsunaga, PhD candidate, Rwanda
Tonia Poteat, PhD candidate, Senegal
Laura Seckel, MHS candidate, Nepal
Shegufta Sikder, MHS candidate, Bangladesh
Narita Singh, PhD candidate, Georgia
Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts & Sciences:
James Williams, PhD candidate, South Africa