Fellows ramp up overseas projects as Fogarty seeks next round of applicants

A few months into their yearlong research projects in Ghana, UMMS Psychiatry Fellows Heidi Burns and Nakita Natala are feeling right at home and moving forward with their respective studies.


Developing intimate partner violence training for LMIC providers

A UMMS researcher is working with the World Health Organization (WHO) to develop and evaluate a healthcare provider and student training curriculum on intimate partner violence and sexual assault among women in lower-resource countries.


Committed to lifting women up: Faculty honored for mentoring others

About half way through a year-long research project in Ghana, April Bell was ready to throw in the towel. Little was going right. Her apartment had flooded, she’d already had one serious medical scare, and then she was in a road accident when the bus she was riding in tipped over. She wasn’t seriously injured, but she was rattled and thousands of miles from home. Bell phoned her mentor, Cheryl Moyer.


A game-changer: New fellowship expanding emergency care in Ghana

An Emergency Medicine program has produced its first fellowship graduates in Ghana, a major milestone in a 10-year U-M partnership to build emergency medical care capacity across that country.

Pediatrician using tech to expand genetic counseling to Ethiopia, Ghana

A UMMS pediatrician is working to bring much-needed basic genetic counseling services to sub-Saharan Africa.

Faculty awarded Gates Foundation grant for work in Ghana

An OB-GYN research faculty member has been awarded a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study Ghanaian women’s contraceptive preferences and how preferences and method-related characteristics are associated with discontinuation.

Visiting fellow from Ghana talks health disparities to U-M colleagues

When he heads back to Ghana in a few weeks, visiting fellow Dr. Titus Beyuo will return with a completed casebook and a newly focused career path.


UM-sponsored conference to tackle ‘big picture’ questions for Africa

Several faculty from across the University of Michigan will travel to Ghana next month for a conference that brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to tackle large-scale issues that cut across the African continent.

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