Global Health Seed Grant Awards

MCHRI Funded Partner

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) sponsors the Global Child Health Equity (GCHE) Seed Grants with the Global Child Health program and the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health. The seed grants aim to support two global health seed grants of up to $25,000 each for projects seeking solutions to improve the health of pregnant women and children in low-resource settings.

2019 Awards

Pascaline Dupas, PhD
Associate Professor, Economics; Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Team Members: Dedevi S. Marie Christine Apedo Amah, PhD, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research; Yao N’dri, CARE International Cote d’Ivoire 

Project Title: Remote Assistance and Coaching Helpline (REACH): An Innovative Approach to Improving the Quality of Public Healthcare in Rural Cote d’Ivoire with Community Participation 

Lambertus Hesselink, PhD
Professor, Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Applied Physics

Team Members: Maya Ramachandran, School of Medicine; Ashwini Ramamoorthy, School of Engineering; Anna von Wendorff, School of Earth and Environment

Project Title: Scopi Nasoendoscope

2018 Awards

Jennifer Keller, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Co-Investigators: Syed Shariq, PhD, Humanities; Anne Firth Murray, WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice

Project Title: Linguistic and Cultural Adaptation of the Building Empowerment and Resilience Program for Adolescent Girls in Gujarat, India

Clea Sarnquist, DrPH, MPHM
Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer, Pediatrics

Co-PI: Michael Baiocchi, PhD, Stanford Prevention Research Center
Co-Investigators: Helen W. Wilson, PhD, Psychiatry &  Behavioral Sciences; Mary Nyamongo, PhD, African Institute for Health and Development

Project Title: Mental health issues and violence among adolescents in the Nairobi slums: Can empowerment programs prevent or mitigate both?