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HIP-ACTSI-GSU Seed Grants in Healthcare Innovation Recipients

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

Urban Health Initiative's Ear, Nose and Throat Telemedicine Screening Program

PI: Khadijah Ameen
MPH Candidate, Health Policy & Management
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Faculty Sponsor: Charles Moore, MD
Associate Professor, Chief of Service
Department of Otolaryngology, Grady Health System
Tong Yin, MPH Candidate, Health Policy & Management
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Julie Pan, Data Analyst, Quantitative Social Science
Emory College of Arts, Emory University
Sreya Kothari, MPH Candidate, Global Health
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Shahidah Mallay, MPH Candidate, Public Health Informatics
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University


mPowering Maternal Health In Ghana (MHIG)

PI: Erica Bass-Flimmons
PhD Candidate, Learning Technologies Division
Georgia State University
Faculty Sponsor: Susan Ogletree, PhD
Director, Educational Research Bureau
College of Education & Human Development, Georgia State University
Lyn Ametewee
PhD Candidate, Epidemiology
School of Public Health, Georgia State University
Rosemary Kinuthia
DNP Candidate
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University


Innovative Civic Engagement as a Tool for HIV Prevention in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

PI: Marcel Foster
MPH Candidate, Global Health
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Faculty Sponsor: Travis Sanchez, DVM, MPH
Associate Research Professor
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Creighton McMurray
MA/JD Candidate Health Law Society Representative
Emory University Law School

HIV Care Equity & Access through Linkage (HEAL) Atlanta Innovation Project

PI: Rosemary Kinuthia MPH, RN
DNP Candidate
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University
Faculty Sponsor: Marcia Holstad, PhD, FNP-BC
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University
Anandi N. Sheth, MD, MSc 
Department of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine
Christina Mead, BA, Emory University School of Medicine
Erica Bass, BS, MS
College of Education, Division of Learning Technologies
Georgia State University

Building the Capacity of Lay Health Professionals to do Pediatric Vision Screenings

PI: Rebecca Russ
MD/MPH Candidate
Rollins School of Public Health and Emory University School of Medicine
Faculty Sponsor: Karen Andes
Assistant Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health
Rollins School of Public Health Emory University
Kate Furgurson, MPH Candidate, Health Policy & Management
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Jessica Frye, MDP Candidate, International Development Practice
Laney Graduate School, Emory University
Health Systems Institute
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