Category Archives: rwanda

Science Communication: Community Based Research

May 28, 2018 — This is the audio of a lecture I gave to a graduate class in Community Outreach and Media Relations in the Sciences. It was recorded using my bluetooth microphone, so the audio quality is not as great as it could be.  A PDF of the class slides (with most photos removed) can be accessed here.

During the class, I conducted a simulated data collection exercise wherein a hat was passed around and students were asked to write questions on pieces of paper. Here are the ones that were legible:

 

P.S. we have armpit hair because it’s a scent trap.

The Mental Health of Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide

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Nov 17, 2014 – This is episode six of our special series of podcasts produced by the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class.  Today’s installment is brought to us by Quinn Howard, Habon Warsame, Ihab Kandil, and Abdiasis Yalahow.

The paper they chose to discuss is, “The Effect on Mental Health of  a Large Scale Psychosocial Intervention for Survivors of Mass Violence: A Quasi-Experimental Study in Rwanda.”