Research Projects (Current and Past)
2018/2023 Emerging Leader Award for project Title: Changing the Culture of Disrespect and Abuse in Maternal Care in Kumasi-Ghana
2020/2021 Optimizing Intraprofessional Education fir HIV care (Co-PI)
K01 TW008763-01A1 Lori (PI) 2011-2016
Fogarty International Center (FIC)
New Avenues to Increase the Use of Skilled Birth Attendants in Ghana.
Using a two group comparison design, this study tested a modified prenatal care program (HBLSS-M) in Ghana designed to increase the use of skilled birth attendants for delivery. Role: responsible for the oversight of all activities associated with this project and directing a research team.
African Social Research Initiative, University of Michigan Lori (PI) 2013-2015
Examining student Midwives Perception of Rural Practice, Reproductive Health Issues and Contraceptive Update and Use
The aim of this research is to further understand the factors that motivate recent midwifery graduates to move to rural deprived areas with the final goal of assisting the government in developing an incentive package to improve distribution. Midwifery students were surveyed on motivations and incentives for living in a deprived rural area.