Uttam Sharma has done extensive work on impact evaluations of global development work in Bangladesh, Kenya, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda—particularly as they relate to educational outcomes.
Mousumi Banerjee's trip to India, her home country, in spring 2021—when the country was ravaged by its worst Covid wave—was the first time she truly saw the human side of the data she engages daily as a biostatistician.
Impact Scholar Ryan Rego was in Bangladesh recently, working with research partners to lead a large study on vaccine hesitancy. They hope their work will support improved healthcare, access, and communication around vaccines leading to increased uptake and reductions in vaccine-preventable diseases.
The Center's Distinguished Seminar Series continues with Mousumi Banerjee, professor of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, discussing the transformation in how she understands her role in global public health.
Can social infrastructure help reduce the burden of depression? Researchers from Nepal and the University of Michigan say community-level social support can reduce mental health burdens in high-stress environments at a population level.