2015 Mission Maker Mini-Grants

2015 Mission Maker Mini-Grants

2015 Mission Maker Mini-Grants

The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Mini-Grant Program provides funding for special projects. Grants in 2015 were supported with the Annual Mission Maker Campaign and through a gift from Dignity Health. The Office of Strategic Advancement announced awards totaling $38,000 for the 2015 Mission Maker Mini-Grant Program.

  1. South LA Pop-Up Farmer's Market and Urban Garden Project  – submitted by Lisa Patrick-Mudd, Urban Public Health Program
  2. Eliminating Health Disparities through Education on Sexual Transmitted Diseases Annual Conference – submitted by Loretta Jones, College of Medicine
  3. MPH Honor Society: An Innovative Program for CDU MPH Students – submitted by David Gordon, College of Science and Health
  4. Charles R. Drew University Elementary Science Enrichment Program –  submitted by Lucia Vides and Revecca Millan College of Science and Health
  5. Partners in Diabetes Care- Empowering Communities to Reduce Health Disparities – submitted by Petra Duran, Internal Medicine/Endocrinology
  6. CDU Career Day –  submitted by Marie Espinal, Student Alumni Network and Office of Strategic Advancement
  7. CDU Implementation of Charging Stations for Students – submitted by Darlene Parker-Kelly, Library/LRC
  8. Partnership for Progress (P4P) – submitted by Ashanti Fisher, Office of Medical Student Affairs
  9. Pre-Health Mentoring Program (PMP) – submitted by Ashanti Fisher, Office of Medical Student Affairs
  10. Cook It! – submitted by Bernardo Ochoa, Urban Public Health Program
  11. CEAL: Critical Exploration of Academic Literature– submitted by, Erika Boles, College of Science and Health
  12. Summer Pre-Graduate Health Professions Skills Workshop – submitted by Dr. Sondos Islam, College of Science and Health/Urban Public Health Program
  13. Charles Drew University Mobile Testing and Outreach Community Engagement Project – submitted by Thurmond Hosey, College of Science and Health
  14. VolunCURE Day – submitted by Marie Espinal, Student Alumni Network and Office of Strategic Advancement
  15. Charles R. Drew University Student Government Journal of Diversity– submitted by Shelly-Ann Stewart, College of Science and Health
  16. Healthy You! National Public Health Week – submitted by Amirah Kouassi and Bernardo Ochoa, College of Science and Health
  17. Dispose Don’t Expose – submitted by Gerald A. Bempong, College of Science and Health
  18. CDU Student Ambassador Leadership Program – submitted by Sara Estrada, Office of Admissions
  19. CDU Student Planner – submitted by Amin Maghsoodi, Office of Admissions

Photos from past Mission Maker Mini-Grant Programs
Top Left-  Global Health Initiative trip to Ghana

Right-  National Public Health Week Student Participants

Bottom– Project Cardens/Gardening Community Mobilization Project

Mission Maker Mini-Grants are partially  supported by Dignity Health.