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PEER/Liberia Funded Partners

The PEER/Liberia funded partners were selected from a competitive application process and notified November 2017. Through a co-creation process involving staff from USAID headquarters, USAID/Liberia, A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicine, Liberia College of Physicians and Surgeons (LCPS), and the Liberia Ministry of Health, the consortium initiated their activities in the summer of 2018. Details about the activiites carried out by each partner are available through the individual project pages linked below:

University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMass)
PI: Olga Valdman (original PI: Patricia McQuilkin)
Other team members: Steven Hatch, Stuart Levitz, Ann Moormann, Sanjay Ram, Olga Valdman
Project Duration: June 1, 2018 - August 15, 2023
Focus Areas: Clinical Research Training, Family Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC)
PI: Troy Moon
Other team members: Marie Martin, Bonnie Miller, Amy Chomsky, Sapna Gangaputra, Jessica Howard
Project Duration: June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2022
Focus Areas: Clinical Research Training, Curriculum Development, Faculty Development Program, Ophthalmology

Yale School of Medicine (Yale)
PI: Onyema Ogbuagu
Other team members: Lydia Aoun-Barakat, Laura Crawford, Sheela Shenoi
Project Duration: July 15, 2018 - August 31, 2021
Focus Areas: Clinical Research Training, Infectious Diseases

SIM, SIM/Liberia, ELWA Hospital (ELWA)
PI: Rick Sacra
Other team members: David Okiror
Project Duration: December 1, 2018 - August 31, 2023
Focus Areas: Family Medicine, Faculty Development Program

University of Liberia College of Health Sciences/A.M. Dogliotti Medical School
PI: Bernice Dahn
Project Duration: June 1, 2020 - October 31, 2023
Focus Areas: Clinical Resarch Training, Curriculum Development, Faculty Development Program, Infrastructure Improvements

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