December 4, 2017
2017 Ideas Incubator Grant Recipients Announced
The Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is pleased to announce the recipients of the second cycle of the Ideas Incubator Grants. International Health launched the grant program in 2016 to promote innovative research and stimulate new pathways of sustainable inquiry. This year’s recipients are
- Assistant Scientist Almamy Kante, with co-investigators Assistant Scientist Alain Koffi and Senior Research Associate Aveika Akum: Integrating causes of death data in the civil registration system in Saint-Louis, Senegal
- Assistant Scientist Mufaro Kanyangarara: Feasibility study of a mobile health application for cross-border malaria surveillance
- Assistant Scientist Sun Eun Lee, with co-principal investigator Associate Scientist Kerry Schulze and co-investigator Professor Keith West, Jr.: Maternal DNA Damage Response and Risk of Miscarriage: a population-based nested case-control study in rural Bangladesh
Many thanks to the members of the selection committee: Drs. Luke Mullany (chair), Gilbert Burnham, Caitlin Kennedy, and Vanessa Garcia Larsen.
The call for grants was open to all full-time International Health faculty for all topics in international health, with a priority on multidisciplinary work and work in low- and middle-income countries. You can learn about the first round of grants, awarded in October 2016, here.