GHF Board member Kathryn Wouk awarded National Institutes of Health grant
April 14, 2015
GHF is thrilled to share the news that Kathryn Wouk, a member of our Board of Directors, will be a trainee on the T32 reproductive, perinatal and pediatric epidemiology (RPPE) training grant, funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Kathryn is a doctoral student in the UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Department of Maternal and Child Health and will conduct dissertation research to add to the emerging literature on breastfeeding and postpartum depression.
(Above) A community health worker in Bolivia, who couldn't read or write, explains to Kathryn how she teaches health messages to other women in her community. At the time, Kathryn was conducting field work for a study of exit strategies and sustainability of USAID food aid programs.