Our work focuses on enteric disease transmission, behavioral outcomes, equity and gender, and educational outcomes. We employ a number of methods to address these questions, including cluster-randomized trials, qualitative research, process evaluations, disease modeling, and formative research.
Is to generate evidence that catalyzes change by informing interventions and policies to reduce environmental health inequities and improve the lived experience.
Is to challenge academic paradigms through:
- Partnerships with community stakeholders, researchers, practitioners, and policy makers across sectors,
- Capacity strengthening amongst local change agents, students and ourselves to,
- Conduct and disseminate ethically-driven, rigorous, interdisciplinary, and impactful environmental health research.
- Focus on critical health challenges
- Deliberate in choices and strategy
- Directed inquiry towards innovative and policy relevant questions
- Rigor and innovation in our research questions and methods
- Integrity, sincerity and theory-based in our approach
- Evidence-based decision-making
- Active engagement and collaboration with policy makers and stakeholders
- Compassion and respect for each other and our partners
- Supportive of one another
- Reflexive, continuous, and iterative learning
- Honor of unique perspectives, contributions, and experiences of partners
- Transparent communication about challenges and expectations
- Balance and prioritize