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Cusick Returns From Uganda

Sarah Cusick, nutrition and development researcher and faculty in Global Pediatrics, spent 6 weeks in Uganda in October and November 2012. During that time, she met with Ugandan colleagues and worked with them to set up the logistical details for her NIH-funded study of iron absorption in children with malaria. Her time in Uganda culminated in a 3-day training session for clinical, data and field staff.


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Site P.I. Ezekiel Mupere, faculty at Makerere University in Kampala, lectures to research
staff on ethics in international research.

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Andrew Ssemata, Uganda researcher, packs folders for the training

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Study team members participate in role-playing demonstrations

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The R03 study team

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Clinical team members practice preparing the iron stable isotopes

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A volunteer child research subject taste tests the iron-stable isotope in some mango juice--she loved it!