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Emily Mediate named 2016 Rhodes Scholar

Author: Marya Lieberman

Emily Mediate worked on the PAD project in 2012, organizing and testing some of the Kenyan antibiotic samples and helping Nick get the saltPAD off the ground.  She later did research in Uganda focusing on the effectiveness of AIDs interventions.  

The Rhodes Scholarship supports students in a variety of fields to study at Oxford University;  it is quite competitive, and Emmie is Notre Dame's 17th scholar.  She intends to pursue a master’s in evidence-based social intervention and policy evaluation (EBSIPE) at Oxford…

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PAD workshop at Future Trends in Latin American Healthcare conference

Author: Marya Lieberman

A hundred policy makers, regulatory officials, and health care providers from Central and South America experiment with a new technology for detecting falsified medications.  Paper analytical devices (PADs) are employed to determine which sample of a tuberculosis medication has been adulterated with maize meal, and which contains a substitute drug.  The 90 minute workshop was given during the 5th Future Trends in Latin American Healthcare meeting in Merida, Mexico, October 21-23, 2015.  …

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