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2009 Global Health Institute Field Scholars

fs awards 2009 insetEmory Global Health Institute Field Scholars are recipients of the Institute's Global Health Institute Field Scholars Awards. Scholars are students from across Emory University who have proposed innovative global learning projects that involve a partnership with local organizations in the country where they seek to conduct field work. To apply for a Global Health Institute Field Scholars Award, please see our field scholar funding opportunities.

Global Health Institute Field Scholars can be into individual field scholars, team field scholars, and partner-site field scholars. A list of the 2009 field scholars and their projects are found below. Please click on each project to learn about the scholars and their global health field experiences.

Individual Field Scholar Projects

An Assessment of a Voluntary Counseling and Testing Center (VCT) in Old Mutare, Zimbabwe
Building Resources for Rehabilitation of Underserved People in Guatemala: Evaluation and Continuation of a Collaboration between the Emory University Division of Physical Therapy and the Rehabilitation Department of Obras Sociales del Santo Hermano Pedro on Antigua, Guatemala
Community-based Epidemiologic Study of Chagas Disease in Bolivia
Evaluation of Trauma Training in Rwanda
Maternal Social Capital and Factors that Predict Community Participation in Rural Nicaragua
Midpoint Evaluation of the Sanitation, Hygiene Education, and Water Supply in Bangladesh (SHEWA-B) Intervention
The Role and Future of the Traditional Birth Attendant in Maternal Health Policy and Programs in Matlab, Bangladesh
Transformational Qualities of Care: A Study of Faith-based Health care for Palestinians

Multidisciplinary Team Field Scholar Projects

A Multidisciplinary Project to Develop, Implement, and Evaluate Market-based Approaches for Scaling-up Sanitation Coverage and Household Access to Safe water in Different Regions of Bolivia
Assessment of Rodent-borne Zoonotic Disease Risk in Rural Uganda
Hansen's Disease in the State of Georgia: A Modern Reassessment of an Ancient Disease
Identification and Assessment of Water and Sanitation Practices by Use of GPS Mapping and Door-to-Door Questionnaires in Peri-urban and Rural Communities of Accra, Ghana
What are the Causes and Consequences of Poor Health Service Utilization and Clinic Follow-up by Diabetic Patients in Chennai, India?