Bass Connections Team Members Share Their Global Health Research and Win Awards

November 9, 2016

Bass Connections team members joined other global health researchers at Duke for the fifth annual Global Health Showcase on November 3. Undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs represented four Bass Connections project teams:

Congratulations to Manish Nair ’17, who won first place in the Duke Global Health Institute’s poster contest for the Bass Connections category. His winning poster, Global Value Chain Analysis of the POCkeT Colposcope, draws on his research with the POCkeT Colposcope team.

Manish Nair and his Bass Connections poster

And cheers to Tommy Klug, Laura Guidera, Anna-Karin Hess, Lydia Greene, Melissa Manus and Brittany Carson for taking second place for their poster, The Effects of Cooking Practices on Human and Environmental Health in Rural Madagascar. They’re members of the Cookstoves and Air Pollution in Madagascar team.

Tommy Klug, Brittany Carson and their Bass Connections poster

In the student fieldwork photo contest, Ecology doctoral student Lydia Greene of the Cookstoves team won third place for her photo “Carrying Rice,” taken in Mandena, Madagascar.

Biology and Global Health major Liane Emerson ’18 won the people’s choice award for her photo “Jesus and Ernesto,” taken in Loreto, Peru. She’s a member of the Environmental Epidemiology in Latin America team.

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