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  Kusi, Caroline 

Caroline Kusi
Doctoral Student
Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301
New Orleans, LA 70112
ckusi@tulane.edu


 

Bio:

Caroline Kusi is a doctoral student in the department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences Department.She is a native of Ghana and a Gates Millennium Scholar who received her MPH from the University of Michigan. Caroline's research interests include maternal and neonatal mortality, capacity building, and implementation science.More specifically, she is interested in investigating major social and behavioral barriers that inhibit effective implementation of interventions that seek to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality.Caroline has experience with examining the use of Magnesium Sulfate among pregnant women with Pre-eclampsia/eclampsia through participation in the Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.She also evaluated a Traditional Birth Attendant training program in Ghana on a Becton Dickinson/Direct Relief International Volunteer Service Trip.Additionally, Caroline has been involved in HIV/AIDS peer education programs in Durban, South Africa, conducting a needs assessment with employees at a resort in Grenada, and gathering baseline reproductive health data in Jamaica.Finally, Caroline has been involved in examining the impact of volunteers and volunteer programs on Ghana.


 
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GCHBS, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans, LA 70112, 504-988-5391 chs@tulane.edu