EGHI Faculty Seed Grants


EGHI has provided seed grants to Emory faculty members to conduct pilot projects and preliminary research on a variety of global health topics. Seed grants have been funded through a Request for Proposal (RFP) mechanism and through more informal funding mechanisms.

2021 Faculty Seed Grants

Glenna Brewster, Assistant Professor, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

This project is a collaborative relationship focused on dementia care interventions between Emory faculty and researchers at the Caribbean region’s leading health research institute and a partnering non-governmental organization focused on mental and cognitive health in Jamaica, Jamaica Mental Health Advocacy Network (JaMHAN).

Dabney P. Evans, Associate Professor and Co-Director of Graduate Studies, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Global Health

This project aims to create a beta version of myPlan for use among Brazilian populations, leading to the reduction of intimate partner violence and femicide in Brazil.

Nadine Kaslow, Professor and Vice-Chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine

This project aims to develop and pilot test a culturally responsive, evidence-informed wellness toolkit for the healthcare workers in 4 hospitals in two large Chinese cities.

Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, Associate Professor, Emory College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Environmental Sciences

The goal of this project is to perform an unprecedented, in-depth characterization of the antibody response to DENV and/or ZIKV infection at the individual and population level in an endemic city.

Michael Woodworth, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Emory School of Medicine  

WE-Seq aims to collaboratively enhance Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)) genomic surveillance capacity through peer mentored research and practical workshops, and to evaluate the perception and acceptability of microbiome therapeutics with qualitative research methods. 

Faculty Seed Grant Awardees


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