VIGH hosts workshop on best practices in teaching methods and mentorship
Focusing on strengthening master’s level courses and programs at Bayero University Kano (BUK) in Nigeria, a team from the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health developed a two-week intensive course on theories and best practices in teaching methods and mentorship. The course, “Improving Didactic Educational Approaches to Learning Methods” (IDEAL), was developed by Chase Stober, Elizabeth Rose, EdD, MPH, Marie Martin, PhD, MEd, and Megan Davis.
Vanderbilt-Zambia Cancer Research Training Program (VZCARE)
In partnership with the University of Zambia (UNZA) and the Zambia Cancer Diseases Hospital (CDH), the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, the Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center received $1.3 million for a five-year training grant funded by the National Cancer Institute to support cancer epidemiology research in Zambia.
UNZA-Vanderbilt Partnership for HIV-NCD Research (UVP-2)
The UNZA-Vanderbilt Training Partnership for HIV-Nutrition-Metabolic Research (UVP-1) and the UNZA-Vanderbilt Partnership for HIV-NCD Research (UVP-2) continue a longstanding training collaboration between the University of Zambia School of Medicine/University Teaching Hospital (UNZA/UTH), Vanderbilt University (VU) and the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH).
Improving Perioperative Anesthesia Care and Training in Africa (ImPACT Africa)
The Improving Perioperative Anesthesia Care and Training in Africa (ImPACT Africa) program addresses the critical need for safe surgery by training local anesthesia providers and building educational capacity of local institutions. Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) faculty members, Marie Martin and Elizabeth Rose, along with other VIGH staff and student collaborators, have partnered with ImPACT Africa leaders to provide education consulting and develop new courses.
Etiology of Persistent Microalbuminuria in Nigeria
The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) and Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in Kano, Nigeria have received a federal grant to study the factors associated with microalbuminuria among participants in an ongoing clinical trial of genetically at-risk HIV-positive adult Nigerians. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) grant will provide $2.2 million over the next four years.
Cure Sickle Cell Initiative Data Coordinating Center
Project Details: NIH Reporter
Bridging the Childhood Epilepsy Treatment Gap in Northern Nigeria (BRIDGE)
Principal Investigator(s): Muktar Aliyu, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H.Edwin Trevathan, M.D., M.P.H.
Optimal Management of HIV Infected Adults at Risk for Kidney Disease in Nigeria
Principal Investigator(s): Muktar Aliyu, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H.William Wester, M.D., M.P.H.
Bridging the Childhood Epilepsy Treatment Gap in Africa (BRIDGE)
Principal Investigator: Edwin Trevathan, MD, MPH
Childhood Status Epilepticus and Epilepsy Determinants of Outcome (SEED)
Status epilepticus (SE) is the most common serious neurological emergency among children worldwide. In the low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) of sub-Saharan Africa, the burden of childhood SE-associated mortality and morbidity appears to be especially high. However, the phenotypes of childhood SE, clinical predictors of SE-associated mortality and of SE-associated neurodevelopmental morbidity, and genomic predictors of SE, SE-associated mortality and neurodevelopmental morbidity have not been well-characterized in this region.
Clinical and genetic risk factors associated with adverse long-term health outcomes after curative therapies in individuals with sickle cell disease
Management of severe acute malnutrition in children with sickle cell disease greater than 5 years of age living in northern Nigeria
Project Details: NIH Reporter Abstract Text