Miguel Moscoso-Porras, PT, MSc

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Title

GEH LAB Research Scholar

Nationality

Peruvian

Residence

Lima, Peru

Language

English and Spanish

Education

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal


Professional Experience and Interest

Miguel's professional experiences include: Research associate at CRONICAS, Center of excellence in chronic diseases from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Principal Investigator of the Third Force project, an initiative to develop 3d printed hand orthoses for children with cerebral palsy. Co-investigator in projects at the “Group for development of technologies for people with disabilities”, a collaborative team with the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Lecturer at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. 

Heidi Kosakowski, PT, DPT

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Title

GEH LAB Research Scholar

Nationality

American

Residence

Lima, Peru

Language

English and Spanish

Education

PhD Candidate Physical Therapy, Doctorate Physical Therapy, Master’s Physical Therapy Nova Southeastern University 

B.S. Kinesiology San Francisco State  

Professional Experience and Interests

Heidi's professional experiences include: Professor at Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, San Pedro University; American Physical Therapy Association. Heidi is currently interested in the cost-effectiveness of clinical practice guideline implementation in physical therapy, health system policies, and health disparities. 

Amy Powell, PT, MSc

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Title

GEH LAB Research Scholar

Nationality

British (United Kingdom)

Residence

Lima, Peru

Language

English and Spanish

Education

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from Cardiff University, Wales, UK in 2007

MSc Global Health and Development from University College London, UK in 2011. Focus on the inclusion of disability in poverty reduction strategy papers. 

Professional Experience and Interests

Amy's professional experiences include: Research associate for Tulane University’s Health Office for Latin America and numerous roles with local NGOs and universities in rural and urban Peru. Working with UNICEF, Peru in response to Zika outbreak and provisions for children with disabilities in Peru. Consultant in Oman in a collaboration between the Institute of Education (UK) and the Sultanate of Oman to teach the first cohort of nationally training teachers to teach in a school for children with disabilities. Clinical physiotherapy experience in arrange of large, central London hospitals and community based rehabilitation centers. Various NGO experience in London. Amy is currently interested in disability and development, gender, and well-being​. 

Disa Patel, MPH

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Title

Alumnus

Nationality

American

Residence

Wisconsin, United States

Language

English

Education

Bachelor of Science, Northern Illinois University

Master of Public Health, Northern Illinois University. 

Professional Experience and Interests

 Disa currently works for the Wisconsin Health Department. The focus of Disa's research in Indonesia was air quality and the perceptions of risk. 

Alyse (LeDuc) Plattos, MPH

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Title

Alumnus

Nationality

American

Residence

Illinois, United States

Language

English

Education

Bachelor of Science, Northern Illinois University

Master of Public Health Candidate, Northern Illinois University. 

Professional Experience and Interests

Alyse's professional experience includes Community Health Coordinator for the King County Health Department with a focus on early childhood development. The focus of Alyse's research in Indonesia was the effect of air quality on the heath of children. 

Lindsey Page, MPH

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Title

Alumnus

Nationality

American

Residence

Wisconsin, United States

Language

English

Education

Bachelor of Science, Northern Illinois University

Master of Public Health, Northern Illinois University

Professional Experience and Interests

Lindsey currently works for the Wisconsin Health Department. Lindsey's research focus in Indonesia was how environmental factors and personal hygiene affect the prevalence of childhood diarrhea.