Alexander Acosta
U.S. Scholar
Home Institution: Thomas Jefferson University
Fellowship Site: KCMC, Moshi, Tanzania
Research Topic: Integrating mental health into an HIV clinic to improve outcomes among Tanzanian youth

Marie Belizaire, MD
LMIC Fellow
Home Institution: GHESKIO
Fellowship Site: GHESKIO, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Research Topic: Point-of-care (POC) viral load (VL) testing among HIV-infected adolescents in Haiti

Titus Beyuo, MBChB, MPhil, MGCS, FWACS
LMIC Fellow
Home Institution: Korle Bu Teaching Hospital
Fellowship Site: Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
Research Topic: The utilization of changes in vital signs to predict adverse events in pregnant women with sickle cell disease in low-resource settings

John Bonnewell, MD
U.S. Fellow
Home Institution: Duke University
Fellowship Site: KCMC, Moshi, Tanzania
Research Topic: Sepsis in sub-Saharan Africa: A prospective observational study of clinical management, outcomes, and barriers to care in northern Tanzania

Fekadu Bulti, PhD
LMIC Fellow
Home Institution: Addis Ababa University
Fellowship Site: Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Research Topic: Improving self-care behaviors and outcomes in Type 2 diabetes patients with and without comorbid heart failure

Kanta Chandwe, MMed, MBChB
LMIC Fellow
Home Institution: University of Zambia
Fellowship Site: University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Research Topic: The secretor phenotype of malnourished children in Lusaka, Zambia

Hubaida Fuseini, PhD
U.S. Fellow
Home Institution: Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Site: Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Accra, Ghana
Research Topic: The role of leptin signaling on CD4 T-cell function in undernourished and well malnourished HIV-infected subjects initiating ART

Alice Hazemba, PhD, MPH
U.S. Fellow
Home Institution: University of KwaZulu-Natal
Fellowship Site: University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Research Topic: HIV-free infant survival by duration of breastfeeding practices and ART use: An integrated community-based health education and follow-up package in selected sites in Zambia

Ibrahim Idris, MBBS, MPH, FMCPath
LMIC Fellow
Home Institution: Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital
Fellowship Site: Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria
Research Topic: Determinants of priapism and associated reproductive health challenges in Nigerian men with sickle cell disease

Prashant Jarhyan, MD
LMIC Fellow
Home Institution: Deakin University, Australia
Fellowship Site: CCDC, Delhi, India
Research Topic: Piloting of a community health worker (CHW) led chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) management and control program in rural India

Glory Joseph, MD, MMed
LMIC Fellow
Home Institution: Bugando Medical Center
Fellowship Site: Bugando Medical Center, Mwanza, Tanzania
Research Topic: Dilated cardiomyopathy in Tanzania

Rosemary Kinuthia, DNP, MSN, MPH
U.S. Scholar
Home Institution: Emory University
Fellowship Site: Emory Kenya Health Workforce Project, CDC, Kenya
Research Topic: Impact of the human resources for health on HIV outcomes in Kenya

Brandon Knettel, PhD, MA
U.S. Fellow
Home Institution: Duke University
Fellowship Site: KCMC, Moshi, Tanzania
Research Topic: Formative research to assess needs, examine outcomes, and inform future training interventions for community-based HIV services in Moshi, Tanzania

Joseph Licht, DO, MS
U.S. Fellow
Home Institution: Emory University
Fellowship Site: Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Research Topic: Understanding the chronic sequelae of trachoma in Ethiopia

Rebecca Lumsden, MD
U.S. Fellow
Home Institution: Duke University
Fellowship Site: Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
Research Topic: Prevalence of hypertension among pospartum women with pre-eclampsia in Kenya: A prospective cohort study

Abdullahi Mudi, MBBS, PhD
LMIC Fellow
Home Institution: Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital
Fellowship Site: Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria
Research Topic: Screening for chronic kidney disease in school children in Kano, Nigeria

Neelima Navuluri , MD, MPH
U.S. Fellow
Home Institution: Duke University
Fellowship Site: Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
Research Topic: Evaluation of chronic hypoxemia from cardiopulmonary disease among patients in Western Kenya and perspectives on oxygen therapy

Sang Nguyen, MD
LMIC Fellow
Home Institution: Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Site: Vietnam National Cancer Institute
Research Topic: Gastrointestinal microbiome and chemotherapy-induced toxicity among breast cancer patients in Vietnam

Sweta Patel, MD
U.S. Fellow
Home Institution: Duke University
Fellowship Site: Botswana-UPenn partnership in Gaborone, Botswana
Research Topic: The impact of HIV infection or exposure on the nasopharyngeal microbiome of children in Botswana

Tony Pham, MD
U.S. Fellow
Home Institution: Duke University
Fellowship Site: Nepal
Research Topic: Exploring the role of Nepali traditional healers on mental well-being  

Tamsin Phillips, PhD, MPH
LMIC Fellow
Home Institution: University of Cape Town
Fellowship Site: University of Cape Town, South Africa
Research Topic: Patterns of retention in HIV care up to five years after ART initiation in pregnancy: Barriers and opportunities for intervention

Rebecca Reynolds, MD
U.S. Fellow
Home Institution: Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Site: University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
Research Topic: Navigating outcomes in pediatric hydrocephalus and spina bifida in Zambia

Argita Salindri, MPH
LMIC Scholar
Home Institution: Georgia State University
Fellowship Site: National Center for TB and Lung Disease (NCTLD), Tbilisi, Georgia
Research Topic: An evaluation of hyperglycemia and stress hyperglycemia among patients with TB in Tbilisis, Georgia and its impact on sputum culture conversion

Kayvan Zanabadi, PhD
U.S. Fellow
Home Institution: Cornell University
Fellowship Site: GHESKIO, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Research Topic: An observational study to improve the quantification of M. tuberculosis during standard anti-tuberculosis therapy