One of OGHE’s scholarly concentration students, Erin Xu, is a co-author on a paper with Ross Boyce on the use of malaria chemoprevention after flooding in Uganda. Clinical Infectious Diseases is a very highly regarded journal in the infectious disease world. The study showed that chemoprevention substantially reduced malaria incidence.
Boyce RM, Hollingsworth BD, Baguma E, Xu E, Goel V, Brown-Marusiak A, Muhindo R, Reyes R, Ntaro M, Siedner MJ, Staedke SG, Juliano JJ, Mulogo EM. Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine chemoprevention and malaria incidence after severe flooding: evaluation of a pragmatic intervention in rural Uganda. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Sep 9:ciab781. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab781. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34499116.