The Consortium issued an intramural RFP to graduate and professional students in February, 2014 to graduate and professional students. The RFP was intended to provide a stipend for research and writing in the summer 2014 or academic year 2014-15. We were delighted that the RFP stimulated proposals from 34 students in 23 programs around the University.
Five awards were made for a total of $34,269:
1. Twin Cities High Utilizers: A Patient-Centered Approach to Address the High Cost of Health Care—Dorothy Curran, MD student, Medical School; Liz Kapella, MPH student, School of Public Health; Roma Patel, Joint Degree student in Law and School of Public Health; Alex Roseman, MD student, Medical School; Dave Schutt, MHP student, School of Public Health; Hannah Thompson, MD student, Medical School ($7,000 awarded) View Proposal View Article about Project View Report
2. Food as Medicine: Exploring Community Members’ Views, Values, Benefits, and Barriers to Traditional Foods and Traditional Food Practices: A Photovoice Project—Miligis Gonzalez, MPH, PhD student, School of Public Health ($6,984 awarded) View Proposal View Report
4. Positive and Negative Perceptions of Labor and Birth among Burmese Refugees in Thailand: Perspectives from New Mothers and Care Providers—Anjali Madeira, MN and DNP student, School of Nursing ($6,993 awarded) View Proposal View Report