CBR Project: “Assessing the variable extent of the schistosomiases problem in the Rorya District of Tanzania to better allocate existing funding.” Shirati Health, Education and Development (SHED) Foundation, (Shirati, Tanzania). 2015.
John Lu (class of 2018) is from East Hanover, New Jersey. He is pursuing a Computer Science and Mathematics double major with a minor in Biology. On campus, John serves on the Duke Student Government Senate, volunteers for Project HEAL and conducts research on the Epstein-Barr virus in the Luftig Lab. For his SOL summer, John travelled to Shirati, Tanzania to work with the Shirati Health, Education and Development (SHED) Foundation. There, John researched culturally sensitive strategies to implement a scalable health education campaign targeting schistosomiasis, one of the major neglected tropical diseases.