Population Health

May 2, 2019

Initiative awards 2019 graduate student conference travel funds

Image of student presenting their research posterThe Population Health Initiative today announced the funding of 16 Graduate Student Conference Travel Awards. A total of 30 applications were received for these awards, which are intended to further the academic, research or professional goals of graduate students as they strive to become the next generation of leaders in population health.

Funding requests of up to $1,500 were accepted from graduate and professional students on all three UW campuses who were currently enrolled in a degree program and had been accepted to present a population health-related paper, poster or exhibit, or to serve as an invited speaker, at a conference, symposium or other professional and academic meeting.

The 16 awardees span a range of disciplines and areas of research interest, as the following table notes.

Name Department Conference
Angela Liu Global Health International Health Economics Association 2019 Congress
Annie Doubleday Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences National Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference
Dennise Drury Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health
Elizabeth Brouwer CHOICE Institute (Pharmacy) ASHEcon
Hilary Wething Evans School Western Economic Association International
Jamaica Robinson Epidemiology Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting
James Buszkiewicz Epidemiology Society of Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting
Jasmine Kaneshiro Nursing 2019 Annual Institute – Association of Community Health Nursing Educators
Jennifer Velloza Epidemiology IAS Conference on HIV Science
Kate Causey Global Health International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
Lisa Dirks Information School MAI ki te Ao Indigenous Doctoral Gathering & Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Conference
Maayan Simckes Epidemiology American Society of Criminology
Mahika Rangnekar Global Health 14th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence
Meagan Brown Health Services Critical Participatory Action Research 2019 Summer Institute
Michael Cork Global Health Spatial Statistics 2019: Towards Spatial Data Science
Rachel Shaffer Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences International Society of Environmental Epidemiology

Please visit our funding page to learn more about these awards.