The SMART Africa team is thrilled with all that Dr. Latoya Small

The SMART Africa team is thrilled with all that Dr. Latoya Small has accomplished in the past few years, first as a SMART Africa Global Fellow and now as a Researcher Resiliency Fellow. Along with other Global Fellows, Dr. Latoya Small was a first author of a recently published article entitled, “South African caregivers as […]

Dr. Tyrone M. Parchment selected as a LEAD Global Training Program Fellow

Congratulations to SMART Africa Global Fellow, Dr. Tyrone M. Parchment who was recently selected as a LEAD Global Training Program fellow. This NIMH-funded program is designed for early-career researchers from underrepresented backgrounds who are interested in global mental health disparities research. Dr. Parchment’s research is centered on family behavioral interventions focused on engaging fathers and male caregivers. […]

Congratulations to SMART Africa Global Fellow, Dr. Laura Gauer Bermudez, for receiving her PhD from the Columbia School of Social Work in 2019

Congratulations to SMART Africa Global Fellow, Dr. Laura Gauer Bermudez, for receiving her PhD from the Columbia School of Social Work in 2019. Her Doctoral dissertation, “The intersection of financial agency, sexual decision-making power, and HIV risk among adolescent girls and young women in Zambia” was published by Columbia University’s academic commons and contributes to the growing […]

Dr. Teresia Mutavi becomes a member of SMART Africa Kenya team

After graduating with her Ph.D. in Psychiatric Social Work late last year, SMART Africa’s Global Fellow Dr. Teresia Mutavi is currently at the University of Nairobi, where she is a lecturer and researcher exploring childhood trauma. This past year Dr. Mutavi also became a member of the SMART Africa Kenya team. In this capacity, she […]

SMART Africa Global Fellow, Dr. Ernestina Korleki Dankyi offered with a research fellowship at the University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom

Please join us in congratulating SMART Africa Global Fellow Dr. Ernestina Dankyi, who has recently been offered a research fellowship at the University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom starting in January 2020. Through this prestigious fellowship, Dr. Dankyi will be involved in analyzing and publishing from the largest qualitative dataset on street children in three […]