2020 Global Health MDCM Student Research Award Recipients

McGill Global Health Programs (GHP) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Global Health MDCM Student Research Awards competition. This new funding competition aims to support current McGill University MDCM students to participate and gain experience in remotely conducted global health research projects. Through the generosity and support of our donors, GHP has temporarily transitioned certain awards normally administered under GHP’s Travel Awards program to support this funding initiative during a year in which the COVID-19 pandemic is preventing travel.

Successful applicants will receive funds designated towards a stipend to remotely conduct or assist a faculty member on a global health research project. Global Health MDCM Student Research Awards support remotely conducted research only - funds cannot be applied towards travel or fieldwork. The intent of this program is to support and encourage students to continue their research work while abiding by the travel directives defined by the University in relation to COVID-19.

The winners of the 2020 Global Health MDCM Student Research Awards competition are:

 

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Anne Xuan-Lan Nguyen


 

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Darya Naumova

 

 

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Jillian Schneidman

 

 

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Lydia Mychaltchouk

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Shiyang (Alice) Shen

 


 

  • Anne Xuan-Lan Nguyen | Mapping mobile health clinics around the world: lessons and solutions to deliver equitable care to vulnerable children - Recipient of the Dr. Freda M.Omaswa Travel Award for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
  • Darya Naumova | Epidemiology of Trauma in Ukraine at Hospital and Pre-Hospital Stages - Recipient of the Medical Class of '84 Student Bursary
  • Jillian Schneidman | Clinique Mauve: An evaluation of integrated services to LGBTQI+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex) migrants and racialized peoples living in Montreal - Recipient of the Luger-Mikelberg Travel Award
  • Lydia Mychaltchouk | Traumatic Re-Injuries Among Northern Indigenous Populations: Knowing Their Profile to Better Prevent Them - Recipient of The Medicine Class of 1965 International Health Student Fund
  • Shiyang (Alice) Shen | Implementation of point-of-care ultrasound in two university-affiliated hospitals in Northern Ethiopia - Recipient of the Dr. Freda M.Omaswa Travel Award for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases

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