Category Archives: Research

Posts that discuss background research done to prepare for experiences in Africa

Potatoes, Patients, Data Collection, and Meetings

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 I slept really well last night and enjoyed getting up a little later and the delicious breakfast at the guest house. I always love the fried potatoes and onions they make in Uganda. They call these … Continue reading

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Getting Down to Business

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 This morning my day started very early.  Winnie had a meeting with the Executive Director of the Mulago Hospital scheduled for 7am to discuss the severe antimicrobial resistance problem they are having right now and to … Continue reading

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Awaiting Safari Day

Hi all- this is just a really quick post (because my computer power is waning) to let you know we are all eagerly waiting to embark on our safari to Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda tomorrow.  This will be our … Continue reading

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Video Update

With the likelihood of less access to fast internet than I had previously anticipated, especially in Tanzania, (because I thought that I would have this capability via my iPhone and the international plan, when wireless wasn’t available- see post about … Continue reading

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5 Days to Go

Including today, I have just 5 days until I embark on this adventure. I’m still working through many last minute details but things are coming together. Housing in Kampala: My student and I will be staying at the home of … Continue reading

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Unexpected Glitches & International Phone Issues

I now have only 8 more days to go until I leave. I have made some progress towards gathering everything I need to pack but have also run into a few more glitches along the way. 1. Research Proposal: The … Continue reading

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21 Days and Counting

I’ve been trying to figure out how to get the VoiceThread video to post within the blog site without requiring the user to click on a link, like in the post below. I could do it by paying $58/year for … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy Professor

Yesterday I decided to test out the VoiceThread (VT) technology that I would like to use to share my experiences in Africa. Click on the link below to view it. Granted, it is a bit lame but I’m sure you’ll … Continue reading

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Research in Uganda

One of the activities I hope to pursue while in Uganda is to conduct a pilot research project to assess the impact of safe water, sanitation, and hygiene education initiatives of Busoga Trust America in the Masindi District. It will … Continue reading

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A New Communication Tool: VoiceThread

As I mentioned in my “Beginnings” series of posts, I want to share this African experience with all of you as it unfolds.  The primary way I intend to do this is to use is VoiceThreads that will be embedded … Continue reading

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