Kelli O'Laughlin, MD, MPH, FACEP, UW EM Assistant Professor in the Section of Global Health and President of the Global Emergency Medicine Academy (GEMA) for SAEM, has received funding for two projects; both of which she is Primary Investigator:
Elrha/R2HC Grant for: Dial-COVID: Remote mitigation through telephone symptom surveillance in refugee settlements in Uganda. This is a research study to implement and evaluate an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) telephone-based COVID-19 symptom and exposure surveillance survey among refugees in Uganda. Additional aims are to validate a prediction model with COVID-19 testing, assess knowledge and perceptions of risk and explore barriers and facilitators to risk mitigation strategy adoption among refugees living in Uganda. For more information about this grant from Elrha's website click here.
University of Washington/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Grant for: Assisted partner notification for HIV in refugee settlements in West Nile Uganda: assessing the reach, effectiveness, adoption, implementation, and maintenance using the RE-AIM framework. This study will evaluate implementation of assisted partner notification (APN) for HIV in refugee settlements in West Nile Uganda using an implementation science approach.