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Scholarship Recipients for 2015!!


Robinson Durst Scholarship

The Center for Global Health coordinates the scholarship that was founded by Professor Emeritus William Robinson, MD, PhD and Denver sculptor/ceramicist Peter Durst.  Since 1997, the scholarship has provided more than 50 health sciences graduate students from the University of Colorado Denver and University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus with an opportunity to enjoy a culturally diverse clinical or research experience. Philosophically, the scholarship committee and its founders strongly believe in the long-lasting, positive value of global health endeavors in broadening personal and academic perspectives.

Application Deadline: March 23, 2015 (end of day)

Application and Requirements for 2015 Scholarship

Scholarship per project: $2,000

2015 Scholarship Recipients:
  • Ebele Mogo (Colorado School of Public Health - DrPH)-Testing ecological models of health behavior: Investigating the interaction between psychosocial factors and built environment variables on physical activity - Festac Town, Lagos
  • Sophie Pritchard (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH Global Epidemiology) - Maximizing adherence and retention in women and infants in the context of Option B+ - Kenya
  • Blake Snyder (School of Medicine - MD) - Risk factors for infections with carbapenem-resistant organisms - Vellore, India
Rotary Scholarship

Students for Global Health initiated the Scholarship in 2005 with financial backing from several Denver metropolitan area Rotary clubs. All graduate students in the health professions are eligible for the award, provided their proposed projects fits with the cores values of rotary, including fellowship, service, and ethical conduct. The Center administers the scholarship in close collaboration with Rotary leadership.

Application Deadline: March 23, 2015 (end of day)

Application and Requirements for 2015 Scholarship

Assessment Tool

Scholarship per person: $950

2015 Scholarship Recipients:
  • Amina Forde (School of Medicine - MD) – A study of end of life care among nursing home residents - Shenyang, China
  • Naveed Heydari(Colorado School of Public Health - MPH Environmental & Occupational Health) - Increasing the effectiveness of dengue control programs - Machala, Ecuador
  • Ebele Mogo (Colorado School of Public Health - DrPH) - Testing ecological models of health behavior: Investigating the interaction between psychosocial factors and built environment variables on physical activity - Festac Town, Lagos
  • Abigail Nimz(School of Medicine - MD) – The effect of maternal treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) through Option B+ on HIV transmission for exposed breastfeeding infants - Kisumu, Kenya
  • Wesley Porter (School of Pharmacy - PharmD) – Bringing CPR education to a school system - Quito, Ecuador
  • Sophie Pritchard (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH Global Epidemiology) - Maximizing adherence and retention in women and infants in the context of Option B+ - Kisumu, Homabay, and Migori counties, Kenya
  • Chrissy Swope (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH Maternal & Child Global Health)– Orphans & vulnerable children nutrition & food security intervention - Lyantonde, Uganda
  • Lexi Tsoi (School of Medicine - MD) – A study of end of life care among nursing home residents - Shenyang, China
  • Ngoc Vu (School of Medicine - MD) – Exploring the intentions to exclusive breastfeeding - in the Hill Region of Nepal
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    Calvin L. Wilson Scholarship for Future Leaders in Global Health

    Dr. Calvin L. Wilson, a physician whose career spans countries and cultures, served as director of the Center for Global Health from 2004 through 2010. The model and leadership of Dr. Wilson inspired this scholarship so that University of Colorado and international students have an opportunity to engage in a culturally diverse clinical and/or research experience during their graduate training. Philosophically, this scholarship is grounded in a deep commitment to the long-lasting, positive value of international health care as it relates to broadening personal and academic perspectives. We are honored to be able to offer you the opportunity of this program scholarship. 

    Application Deadline: March 23, 2015 (end of day)

    Application and Requirements for 2015 Scholarship

    Scholarship per project: $1,000 

    2015 Scholarship Recipients:
    • Andrew Ancharski (Colorado School of Public Health - DrPH) – Reducing misclassification of opisthorchis viverrini utilizing a highly sensitive diagnostic combination - Khon Kaen, Thailand
    • Allison Maytag (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH Community & Behavioral Health) – 'Out of Office': An automated text message system for facilitating communication - Loreto, Peru
     

    Questions?  

    Contact Michelle Shiver, Administrator, Center for Global Health

    michelle.shiver@ucdenver.edu

     

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