2018 HGMA Scholar, Jordan Beeker, a second-year and prospective double major in global development studies and economics, will study women’s participation in the informal sector of the economy in Dakar, Senegal.
2018 HGMA Scholar, Navya Annapareddy, a first-year student who aims to double major in biomedical engineering and media studies, will participate in a study of preventable causes of maternal mortality in Rwandan hospitals.
2017 HGMA Scholar Jessie Amick, second-year College of Arts & Sciences student, worked on a project to measure complications from Caesarian section, with particular focus on rates of complications and maternal and child mortality after Caesarian section, to understand the women’s risk factors and to compare complications in urban hospitals with those in rural district hospitals.
2017 HGMA Scholars Nadjad Nikabou-Salifou and Golda Houndoh supported a study at the Centre Hospitalier Sylvanus Olimpio teaching hospital in Lomé, Togo, to evaluate barriers to use of the “Kangaroo Mother Care” technique for low birth-weight and premature babies, and how these might be addressed.
2019 HGMA Scholars Marc Vetter and Kathryn Partlow will work with medical resident Dr. Claudine Uzamakunda in the University of Rwanda’s Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, which is directed by Banguti. Their study aims to identify the prevalence and risk factors associated with the development of chronic pain after abdominal hysterectomy.