GHLI announces junior faculty research award recipients

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.