Posts tagged Troy Moon

VIGH receives award for research training program in Ebola-affected countries

https://www.fic.nih.gov/News/GlobalHealthMatters/november-december-2016/Pages/research-capacity-in-countries-affected-by-ebola.aspx

​To help the countries most affected by the recent Ebola epidemic, Fogarty has launched a new program to strengthen research training in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. In the first round of funding, four U.S. institutions received grants to partner with academic centers in two of the West African countries. The support will enable them to design training programs to increase expertise in Ebola, Lassa fever and other emerging viral diseases.

Moon and Heimburger receive 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award

May 10, 2016

https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2016/05/05/faculty-awards-honor-clinical-teaching-research-excellence/

Every year since 2000, the VUMC Academic Enterprise has honored faculty members for Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contributions to Research. Recipients were nominated by their faculty colleagues and chosen by the 2016 VUMC Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards Selection Committees.This year both Douglas C. Heimburger, M.D., M.S. and D. Troy Moon, M.D., M.P.H.received the Jacek Hawiger Award for Teaching Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows in the Classroom, Lecture or Small Group Setting.

Grant bolsters biomedical ethics efforts in Mozambique

https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/07/31/grant-bolsters-biomedical-ethics-efforts-in-mozambique/

Vanderbilt University researchers have received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to strengthen research ethics capacity in Mozambique.

New grant extends HIV/AIDS efforts in Mozambique

Vanderbilt University has recently received a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for more than $7 million to extend HIV/AIDS training, treatment and care in the rural province of Zambézia in Mozambique. The grant, entitled "Avante Zambézia," Portuguese for "Move Forward Zambézia,"  will continue HIV/AIDS efforts from 2007 initiated with funding from a prior CDC grant. The President's Emergency Plan for AID Relief (PEPFAR) funded both grants.