CUGH Distinguished Leadership Award

  • Dr. Patricia Davidson PhD, MED, RN
    Dean and Professor, Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing
    Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, MD
    Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institute of Health
    Bethesda, MD, USA

CUGH Dr. Tom Hall-Dr. Nelson Sewankambo Mid-Career Leadership Award

  • Dr. Cheryl Moyer, MPH, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI, USA

CUGH Dr. Wasserheit Young Leader Award

  • Ms. Grace Umutesi
    Research Department Manager at Partners In Health’s  sister organization, Inshuti Mu Buzima

Velji-CUGH Awards for Global Excellence

Student Leader in Global Health

  • Priscilla Auguste
    Medical Student, Year 4, Ross University School of Medicine, USA

Faculty Leader in Global Health Innovation

  • Carolyn Audet
    Assistant Director of Community-Based Implementation Science, Vanderbilt University, USA

Global Health Award for Teaching Excellence

  • Marie H. Martin
    Associate Director of Education and Training, Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University, USA

Young African Leader Award

  • Rawlance Ndejjo
    Environmental Health Scientist. Research Associate, Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University, Uganda

The Lancet Global Health-CUGH Best Student Poster Competition

  • Covid-19 and Global Health | Real-Time Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification Detection in Resource-Limited Settings With an Open-Source Miniature Fluorimeter, Jackson Coole
  • Addressing the Social Determinants of Health | Understanding the Childbirth Preferences of Women in Benin City, Nigeria, Debra Eluobaju
  • Non-Communicable Diseases, Emerging Infectious Diseases & Other Communicable Diseases | Neglected Elements of Cancer Control During The COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa: Call for Action from 2019-2020 African Cancer Research and Control ECHO Programme, Annet Nakaganda
  • Politics, Law, Corruption, Human Rights, Governance, Diplomacy, Strengthening Public Institutions | Eyes Wide Shut: Uncovering Gender Bias in Global Health Leadership, Ashley M. Bersani
  • Planetary Health, One Health, Environmental Health, Climate Change and Pollution | Community-based Environmental Design Actions for One Health: The InterAction Labs program, Jorge A. Alarcon
  • Strengthening Health Systems, Public Health, Primary and Surgical Care | Anveshan ñ Identifying the value of blockchain immunization documentation in India, Joy Liu
  • Translational and Implementation Science, High Impact Development Initiatives, from Research to Policy, Reforming Academia | Wellvoyage: A Mobile Application for Global Health Safety and Wellness, Swara Chokshi
  • Global Health Education | With the radio blaring, can CHW ‘Home Talks’ make any difference?, Shombit Chaudhuri

Reflection in Global Health Essay Contest


  • Trainees from LMIC/English Not Primary Language
    An Jinghua | Creeks Flowing into the Ocean
  • Trainees
    Addie Angell | Understanding Discomfort within Ethnography
  • Faculty/Practitioner
    Lia Harris| When the Treatment is Worse than the Disease

Honorable Mentions

  • Ilika Tripathi | A Case for Palliative Care in India
  • Ryan Mak | One Team
  • Llana Seigal | Lungile
  • Marie Immaculee Dusingize | Till He Died
  • Manar Mohammad | Resilience Beyond the Borders

CUGH-Pulitzer Center Global Health Video Competition

Global Health Challenges


  • Global Health Challenges: Cholera

Honorable Mention

  • Saving Mothers in West Pokot Kenya
High Impact Programs


  • Our Response to COVID-19: #Students_Against_COVID

JHU Global Health Now-CUGH: Untold Stories in Global Health

  • Xinshu She, MD, Stanford University, San Francisco, California | The Denial of Maternal Health Care to Refugees in Tijuana Denied US Asylum