The Africa Initiative has awarded grant funding to eight teams working on new research projects in Africa. Research teams include the following Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars:
Dennis Barbour, associate professor at McKelvey School of Engineering
Cindy Brantmeier, professor in the School of Arts & Sciences
Philip Budge, assistant professor in the School of Medicine
Christine Ekenga, assistant professor at the Brown School
Penina Acayo Laker, assistant professor at the Sam Fox School
Brad Racette, the Robert Allan Finke Professor and executive vice chairman of Neurology at the School of Medicine
Through support from the Institute for Public Health and the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, the number of available awards was boosted from three to eight.