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Healthcare Innovation Seed Grants

Student-Initiated Project Grants - Round 2

The Emory-Georgia Tech Healthcare Innovation Program (HIP) in partnership with the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI), and Georgia State University (GSU) is pleased to announce the recipients of the second round of student seed grants in Healthcare Innovation.

The Healthcare Innovation Seed Grant program funds multi-investigator, multi-disciplinary teams examining healthcare services and clinical effectiveness. The awards support innovative approaches that address issues of healthcare quality, costs, and/or access.  

Enhancing Linguistic Competency at Clarkston Community Health Center

PI:  Joyce (Juhee) Kim, MD Candidate, Class of 2018, Emory University School of Medicine

Faculty Sponsor: Corrine Abraham, DNP, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University

Gina Papa, FNP/MSN Candidate, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University

Rebecca Feistritzer, MD, MPH Candidate, Rollins School of Public Health and Emory University School of Medicine

Ashley Phillips, MPH Candidate, BSHE, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Gail-Lynn Michel, MPH Candidate, HPM, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Elvina Ganbarova, MS Candidate, International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology

Sewoong Chan, MBA Candidate, Emory Goizueta School of Business, Emory University

Enabling Factors for Promoting HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) among Healthcare Providers: A Qualitative Study of Active PrEP Prescribers in Georgia

PI:  Jingjing Li, MBBS, MPH, PhD Candidate, BSHE, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Co-PI: Elisa Ignatius, MD, MSC, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Faculty Sponsor: Aaron Siegler, MHS, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Justin Charles Smith, MPH, PhD Candidate, BSHE, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Ning Yu, MA, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics, Emory University

Zhu Zeng, PhD Candidate, Marketing Department, Goizueta Business School, Emory University

Distinguishing Medical Marijuana Use From Recreational Use Among Young Adults: Addressing a Critical Issue in Healthcare

PI:  Jingjing Li, MBBS, MPH, PhD Candidate, BSHE, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Co-PI:  Ha Ngan (Milkie) Vu, PhD Candidate, BSHE, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Faculty Sponsor:  Carla Berg, PhD, Associate Professor, BSHE, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Roberto Espana, Doctoral Student, Clinical Psychology Program, Emory University

Tariq Farah, JD Candidate, Emory University School of Law

Novel Text-Message Interventions to Improve Surgical Outcomes

PI:  Manav Sevak, College of Sciences and College of Computing, Georgia Tech

Faculty Sponsor: Rondi Gelbard, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care, Grady Memorial Hospital

Kunaal Naik, College of Computing, Georgia Tech

Measuring and improving maternal and child health outcomes through tablet-based data collection and educational outreach among refugee women in Clarkston, Georgia

PI:  Jacqueline Cutts, MPH, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University

Faculty Sponsor:  John Cranmer, PhD

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University

Melissa Garner, MS, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University

Rebecca Hutchins, MBA,Candidate, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech

Tyler Fuller,Master of Divinity/Master of Public Health candidate, Emory University

Richard Cutts,Medical Doctor Program (4thyear), Emory University School of Medicine

Pierre Kwizera, PhD,Master of Public Health Candidate, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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