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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.

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

Andrew Ssemata, Uganda researcher, packs folders for the training

Study team members participate in role-playing demonstrations

The R03 study team

Clinical team members practice preparing the iron stable isotopes

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