2019 CUGH Conference    I    March 8 - 10, 2019   I   Satellite Sessions  March 7, 2019   |   Hilton  Chicago Hotel    I   Chicago, IL​​

Honorees

Awards and Recognition

COMPETITIONS
AWARDS
THE LANCET GLOBAL HEALTH - CUGH
BEST STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION
The Lancet/CUGH recognized seven 7 student poster presentations as the best in its track. Each winner received $500 to support their work in global health.
  
• Governance, Human Rights, Ethics, Global Health Law, Violence, Migration | FRI_0.01 (gov) eposter
A Survey of Reproductive Health Care Services Offered at Refugee Resettlement Agencies in the United States Neelima Panth, Duke University

• Human Resources, Health Systems, Strengthening Public Institutions, Global Health Economics | FRI_004 (hrhs)
The Global Cohort of Doctoral Students: A partnership to build global health research capacity. Hari Iyer, Harvard Uiversity

Non-Communicable Diseases & Communicable Diseases | FRI_007 (ncid) Evaluating HIV 90-90-90 Targets For Individuals Undergoing Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment in South Africa. Omeid Heidari, Johns Hopkins University

• Planetary Health, One Health, Environmental Health, Climate Change | FRI_009 (pla) |
Toxic Sites Vulnerable to Climate-mediated Flooding in Bangladesh, James Stewart, Arnhold Global Health Institute at Mount Sinai

• Social Determinants of Health | FRI_012 (sdh) High Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence is Associated with Disclosure of HIV Status and Delayed ART Initiation Amongst Women Living with HIV in Durban, South Africa, Sheila. Ojeaburu, University of Washington

• Translation and Implementation Science
| FRI_013 (tra) The Impact of Heathcare Directed Ridesharing Applications on Reducing Transportation Barriers for Refugee Women, Simone Vais, Boston University

•What Works/Doesn’t Work: Examples of High Impact Developmental/Global Health/Environmental Programs | FRI_015 (wdw) Exploring the Feasibility and Sustainability of Reusable Menstrual Hygiene Products and Pilot Education Programs for Menstrual Hygiene Management in a Remote Himalayan Community in India, Frances Clayton, University of British Columbia
VELJI AWARDS
FOR GLOBAL HEALTH EXCELLENCE

The Velji Family Foundation annually celebrates global health education, research and service by honoring individuals and projects that demonstrate committed, creative approaches to serving underservped populations.


Awrard Categories:
  • Velji Student Leader in Global Health
  • Velji Faculty Leader in Global Health Innovation
  • Velji Global Health Education
  • Velji Young African Leader


2019 UNTOLD STORIES
OF GLOBAL HEALTH COMPETITION
CUGH, NPR's Goats and Soda Blog, and Global Health NOW (GHN) from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health share the goal of raising awareness about health issues around the world.

More than 230 submissions were received for 2019.

2 Winners were selected along with 6 Honorable Mentions

2019 Winners and Honorable Mentions are:
  
Global Health Now Winner:
• Hikmet Ceyhun Göcenoğlu, IBM, Turkey | Improving Autism Diagnosis in Turkey

NPR Goats and Soda Winner:
• Beth Ann Eanelli, Duke University, USA | The Impact of Light on the Quality of Care Health Workers Deliver

Honorable Mentions:
• Marie Thoma, University of Maryland, USA | Infertility Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

• Shubha Nagesh, The Latika Roy Foundation, India | Developmental Disabilities in The Himalayan State of India

• Clarissa Prazeres da Costa, Technical University of Munich, Germany | Female Genital Schistosomiasis in Gabon

• Amanda Garces, Schreiner University, USA | Corruption in the Distribution of International Aid in Guatemala

• Cody McDonald, University of Washington, USA | Access to Orthoses, The Little Known Brother to Prostheses in Peru

• Cecily Sakrison, University of Utah Water Center / US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water | Alternative Methods to Decontaminate Well Water in Pakistan
  
REFLECTION IN GLOBAL HEALTH
ESSAY CONTEST
Reflection is a powerful tool in global health education and practice. All current undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate trainees as well as GH practitioners were invited to submit essays to reflect upon the meaning and lessons learned from global health experiences.


The following were selected for the reading during CUGH2019:

WINNERS:
  
Trainees from LMIC/English Not Primary Language
Ashwini Raju | Emotions Through My Veins

• Trainees
​Clara Schriemer | On Toughness and Apathy

• Faculty/Practitioner
Treasure Kaliainga | The Silent Killer


 HONORABLE MENTIONS:

• Sara Cheng | Shared Ground vs. Intervening Oceans

• Shradha Chhabria | Decolonizing Global Health

• Vatsla Sharma | Defining Poverty: From India to South American Via USA

• William E. Rosa | A Tuesday in East Africa

• Renata Wettermann | Life, Death, and Representation: Learning to Understand the Importance of Imagery in Global Health through the Haitian Earthquake
  
  

CUGH-PULITZER CENTER 6TH ANNUAL
GLOBAL HEALTH VIDEO COMPETITION
CUGH's 6th Annual Video Competition in partnership wtih the Pulitzer Center showcased important global health health issues and innovations in 2 categories: 

GLOBAL HEALTH ADVOCACY
  
WINNER
• Saving Children in Vietnam: Phuc’s Heart

HONORABLE MENTIONS
• Pahel: Women Leading Change
• Stop Cervical Cancer Before It Starts!
  

INNOVATIONS IN GLOBAL HEALTH

WINNER
  • The ASHA: Manju’s Story

HONORABLE MENTIONS
  • The Safe Delivery App In Use in Ethiopia
  • Zindagi Mehfooz (Safe Life) Digital Immunization Registry Video