2017 Awardees


Dr. Anthony Enimil is a Lecturer at the Department of Child Health in the School of Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana. He is also a Senior Pediatrician and Heads the Child and Adolescents HIV and TB clinic at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).  He is funded for his research on “Improving Adolescent Engagement in Care Through Group-Based Economic Incentives”. His CFAR collaborator is Omar Galarraga, PhD (Brown University).

Dr. Ronald Del Castillo is an Associate Professor in the College of Public Health at the University of Philippines in Manila.  He is funded for his research on “Developing strategies to promote engagement in HIV care among high-risk populations in the Philippines".  His CFAR collaborator is Don Operario, PhD (Brown University).


Kaku So-Armah, PhD is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of General Internal Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.  He is funded for his research on “HIV, multi-substance use and alterations in fecal microbial communities:  A novel potential mechanism for HIV-associated end-organ disease”.  His CFAR mentor is Jeffrey Samet (BUMC).