The Yale Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI) announced this year’s recipients of the Hecht-Albert Pilot Innovation Award for Junior Faculty.
Recipients and their research focuses are:
Nicola Hawley — Evaluating the reach and impact of a health communications intervention to increase uptake of gestational diabetes screening among pregnant women in American Samoa;
Amber Hromi-Fiedler — Examining the development of a culturally-appropriate early childhood responsive parenting/feeding guide for Ghanaian caregivers of children under 36 months in the central region of Ghana;
Christine Ngaruiya — Assessing of the burden of non-communicable diseases and lifestyle risk factors among patients at the Kenyan Casualty Department;
Kevin Pei — Updating and assessing an operative trauma and resuscitation course with extension for ultrasound clinical immersion for surgical residents at Mulago Hospital in Uganda; and
Sheela Shenoi — Characterizing factors that influence decision-making for HIV prevention services among young men and women who frequent alcohol venues in rural South Africa.