Former Scholars

Eva Bugos, MSPH

Baltimore, Maryland
Eva Bugos
Eva Bugos graduated from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2016 with an MSPH in population, family and reproductive health Eva worked with Dr. Larry Chang on the mLAKE (Lakefolk Actively Keeping Engaged) and EMAI-Rakai (Ecological Momentary Analysis and Intervention) studies in Uganda. Both are mHealth studies conducted in partnership with the Rakai Health Sciences Program in Rakai, Uganda. The mLAKE study is a cluster-randomized intervention that trains community health workers to provide counseling to promote uptake of HIV services. The EMAI study is assessing the use of...

William Acosta, BA

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was an advisor in 2012 for Mr. Acosta, a student at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Divya Chandar

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was an advisor to Ms. Chandar in 2014-15. Ms. Chandar is now an MPH student at Yale University

Fidel Desir

Baltimore, Maryland
PhD Candidate, Bloomberg Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Outcome: NIH NRSA Recipient . 1 peer-reviewed publication (second author)

Valeria Fabre, M.D.

Baltimore, Maryland
Kathleen Page was primary mentor to Dr. Fabre from 2013-15. Dr. Fabre is now Assistant Professor, Brown University School of Medicine.

Alizay Jalisi

Undergraduate, Johns Hopkins University

Naira Kalra

Naira Kalra is a doctoral student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2019). In 2015, she conducted a field study in Pune, India, under the guidance of Dr. Anita Shankar, on interventions that address gender-based violence and reproductive health. She is a 2015 recipent of the Global Health Established Field Placement Grant.

Amanda Long, MSPH

Baltimore, Maryland
Amanda Long graduated from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in May 2016 with an MSPH in international health. She worked with Dr. Larry Chang on a mHealth and HIV counseling study in Rakai, Uganda. She traveled to Uganda from July to November 2015 to help kick off the study, titled mLAKE (Lakefolk Actively Keeping Engaged). Her role included community sensitization of the study, Community Health Worker (CHW) recruitment and training, and process evaluations to assess study progress and CHW performance. She also assisted with monitoring CHW performance and other program...

Saraniya Tharmarajah

Saraniya Tharmarajah is a public health studies student at the Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (2017). During June-July 2015, she conducted a field study placement at the National Institute of Research in Tuberculosis in Chennai, India, where she worked on the C-TRIUMPH lung health substudy. Ms. Tharmarajah is a 2015 recipient of the Global Health Established Field Placement Grant.

Alvin Thomas, MSPH

Baltimore, Maryland
Alvin Thomas
Alvin Thomas graduated from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2016 with an MSPH in international health. Under the guidance of CCGHE's Dr. Larry Chang, Alvin worked with the mLAKE (Lakefolk Actively Keeping Engaged) and EMAI Rakai (Ecological Momentary Analysis and Intervention) studies in Uganda. Both studies are a partnership with the Rakai Health Science Program (RHSP) and use software developed by the award-winning emocha mobile health platform ( http://www.emocha.com ). The mLAKE intervention trains community health workers to deliver motivational interviewing...

Prarthana Vasudevan

Baltimore, Maryland
Prar Vasudevan is an international health graduate student at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. In Autumn 2015, she conducted a field placement in Pune, India, at BJGMC under Dr. Vidya Mave, where she worked on the study titled Maternal Inflammation, Diet and Gut Microbiome in HIV: Impact on Infant Outcomes. She is a 2015 recipient of the Global Health Established Field Placement Grant. From Prar Vasudevan's Field Report: At BJMC, I had the opportunity to make rounds in the hospital’s ART Clinic, Labor & Delivery wards, and children’s wards. I was immediately struck by the fact...