Downs Fellows 2013

NameSchoolProject TitleYale FacultyHost InstitutionPreceptor
Ryan BoykoGS (PH)The impact of domestic animals on hookworm transmission in rural
Ghana
Michael Cappello
Alison Galvani
Ngouchi Memorial
Institute for Medical
Research
Michael Wilson
Mary D'AlimonteYSPHIdentifying positive deviance behaviors to improve child health and
nutrition in Mumbai, India
Debbie HumphriesSociety for Nutrition, Education & Health Action (SNEHA)Devika Deshmukh
Musleehat HamaduYSPHMonitoring parasitemia during clinical episodes of uncomplicated
malaria: Comparison of venous and capillary parasitemia measurements in clinical studies of malaria in Ugandan children and pregnant women.
Sunil ParikhMakere UniversityNorah Mwebaza
Adesuwa IghodaroYSMAssessing mental health educational needs: An assessment of attitudes towards mental illness among medical students and primary care physicians in Ibadan, NigeriaRobert RosenheckUniversity College
Hospital
Victor Makanjuola
Erin JaskeYSPHAn examination of albendazole treatment failure in Kintampo North Municipality, GhanaMichael CappelloNgouchi Memorial Institute for Medical ResearchMichael Wilson
Samantha KaplanYSMA qualitative study of hygiene and sanitation practices in two villages in Kintampo North District, GhanaDebbie HumphriesNgouchi Memorial Institute for Medical ResearchMichael Wilson
Leah LeYSPHExpanding methadone maintenance program in VietnamRobert HeimerCenter for Supporting Community Development InitiativesKhuat Thi Hai Oanh
Sean MbachuYSMSeroprevalence of hepatitis B and hepatitis C in Rwandan medical studentsAndre SofairNational University of
Rwanda
Patrick Kyamanywa
Kristen McLeanGSASPaternal parenting in Sierra Leone: An ethnographic study of father-child interactions and child development in a post-conflict settingCatherine Panter- BrickFrancois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human RightsKatrina Hann
Emmanuel OhuabunwaYSMDoes having an emergency department with trained emergency medicine specialists lead to better patient outcomes? A retrospective cohort studyKaren JubanyikUniversity of Cape TownLee Wallis
Annie TsayYSPHApplying a novel ELISA approach to prospective serioncidence studies in an urban slum population in Salvador, BrazilAlbert KoOswaldo Cruz
Foundation (Fiocruz)
Mittermayer Galvao dos Reis
Beth WilliamsYSNAccessibility and feasibility of Option B+ for PMTCT in Zambia:
perceptions of health care workers
Julia WomackElizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)Susan Strasser