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2018 International Travel Grant Winners

International travel grants promote the global exchange of science and information by providing an opportunity for clinical laboratory professionals from around the world to attend the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting. Funded by AACC’s access program, these awards are made possible through generous donations from corporate and individual contributors and AACC Local Sections and Divisions, who fund these travel grants and mentor our international visitors.

2018 International Travel Grant Winners

Mayowa Adekiitan, MBBS
Lagos State University Teaching Hospital
Nigeria
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert

 

Azeez Akinkunmi, M.Sc
University College Hospital
Nigeria
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access Program

 

 

Enoch Anto
Edith Cowan University
Australia
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter

 

 

 

Sudip Datta, MD 
Assistant Professor
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
India
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert

Manjula Dissanayake, MD
Teaching Hospital Karapitiya and Sri Lanka Accreditation Board
Sri Lanka
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter

 

 

 

Richard Ephraim, PhD
University of Cape Coast
Ghana
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access Program

 

 

Chinda Goma, M.Sc
Ministry of Health
Zambia
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert

 

 

Nazar Haddad, MBBS FIBMS
College of Medicine University of Basrah
Iraq
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access Program

 

 

 

Boto Jaiteh, M.Sc
Lab Supervisor
Medical Research Council Unit
The Gambia
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert

Vanessa Moraes, M.Sc
Rene Rachou Institute
Brazil
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter

 

Mitfakh Rahman
Prodia Clinical Laboratory
Indonesia
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert

 

Noreen Sherazi, MD
Chughtai Laboratory
Pakistan
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert

 

Bijay Subedi, M.Sc
School of Health & Allied Sciences, Pokhara University
Nepal
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert

 

 

Juan Verna, M.Sc
Biochemist
Laboratorio D´Agostino-Bruno
Argentina
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert

 

Chloe Lu Yi Wee
Senior Medical Technologist
Changi General Hospital
Singapore
Sponsored by a gift from Bob Dufour

 

Binod Yadav, PhD
Institute of Medicine, TU Teaching Hospital
Nepal
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter

 

Weiyan Zhou, MD
Associate Researcher
National Center for Clinical Laboratories, Beijing Hospital
China
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter

 

Contribute to International Travel Grants

Help young lab medicine professionals from around the world attend the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting and build successful, enduring careers in laboratory medicine.

Apply for an International Travel Grant

Early- and mid-career clinical lab scientists from outside the U.S. and Canada can win up to $2,500 to assist with travel to the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting in addition to free meeting registration.