Student Research Training Program (2020)

The Global Health Student Research Training Program is an intensive experiential learning program that engages second- and third-year undergraduates in the development, implementation and assessment of a community-based global health project. Students work on issues ranging from infant mortality and healthcare mapping to access to care for migrant populations, HIV/AIDS and substance abuse issues.

Working with a faculty director and a community partner, students are at the center of global health challenges. The Student Research Training Program is offered through the Duke Global Health Institute and is part of the Bass Connections Global Health theme.

2020 Projects

  • Honduras: Saving Sight in Roatán
  • India: Physical and Mental Health Support and Outcomes for Residential Care Programs
  • Kenya: Cervical Cancer Awareness, Screening and Prevention in Western Kenya
  • North Carolina: TROSA Model

Team Leaders

  • Sumedha Ariely, Duke Global Health Institute
  • Dennis Clements, School of Medicine-Pediatrics: Infectious Diseases
  • Megan Huchko, School of Medicine-Obstetrics and Gynecology

/undergraduate Team Members

  • Arushi Biswas, Biomedical Engineering (BSE), Global Health (AB2)
  • Seunghyun Choi, Public Policy Studies (AB), Global Health (AB2)
  • Neal Dalal, Computer Science (BS)
  • Hannah Folks, Linguistics (AB), Biology (AB2)
  • Ramya Ginjupalli, Evolutionary Anthropology (BS), Global Health (AB2)
  • Sarah Hubner, Political Science (AB), Global Health (AB2)
  • Olivia Jarrett, Psychology (BS), Global Health (AB2)
  • Brianna Joyce, Public Policy Studies (AB), Global Health (AB2)
  • Sweta Kafle, Biology (BS), Global Health (AB2)
  • Ema Kuczura, Public Policy Studies (AB), Global Health (AB2)
  • Rachel Mundaden, Biology (BS), Global Health (AB2)
  • Elender Pittman, Biology (BS), Global Health (AB2)
  • Dru Ricci, Sociology (AB), Global Health (AB2)
  • Hanna Stern, Psychology (AB), Global Health (AB2)
  • Angela Wang, Statistical Science (BS), Global Health (AB2)
  • Sarah Watkins, Psychology (BS), Global Health (AB2)