NYU Receives Three Grants Relating to Africa

New York University received three grants to conduct research in Ghana and Kenya.

Olugbenga Ogedegbe

Olugbenga Ogedegbe of the NYU medical school received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to train cardiovascular researchers in Ghana.

The NYU College of Nursing received a four-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for an HIV prevention program in Kenya. The principal investigator on the project is Ann Kurth, professor and director of Global Health Initiatives at the NYU College of Nursing.

The College of Nursing also received a five-year, $4,161,665 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to investigate the high rate of HIV infection among injection drug users in Kenya.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Vanderbilt’s New Center for Research on Inequality and Health

The center’s scholarship aims to deepen society’s understanding of the causes of health-related inequalities, how they intersect, and how they affect population health. The center’s research hopes to formulate potential solutions to these challenges through advocacy, intervention, and public policy.

The Official Poverty Rate for African Americans Is the Lowest in History

The bad news is that In 2022, the Black poverty rate was still more than double to rate for non-Hispanic Whites. In 2022, 22.3 percent of all Black children lived in poverty.

Berenecea Johnson Eanes Will Be the Next President of California State University, Los Angeles

Since 2020, Dr. Eanes has served as president of York College of the City University of New York. She served as vice president for student affairs at California State University, Fullerton from 2012 to 2019. She will begin her new job in January.

Prior to the Pandemic, White Children Were Three Times as Likely to Be Homeschooled Than Black Children

In 2019, Some 4 percent of all White children were homeschooled, compared to 1.2 percent of Black children. Thus, Whites were more than three times as likely as Blacks to be homeschooled. The most commonly reported reasons for homeschooling were concern about the school environment.

Featured Jobs