Sierra Clark presents her poster at the McGill Science undergraduate research conference, October 2nd, 2014


Undergraduate Honours student, Sierra Clark, presented her poster “The burden, determinants, and experience of Acute Gastrointestinal illness (AGI) for Indigenous Batwa-Pygmies in southwestern Uganda” at the McGill Science undergraduate research conference held October 2. Sierra was nominated by the department of Geography to present her research to a panel of judges, fellow researchers, as well as peers. Sierra’s poster comprised of her honours thesis that takes a mixed methods approach (quantitative and qualitative) to understand the burden of infectious AGI for an Indigenous Batwa population in sub-Saharan Africa.Sierra’s poster was also accepted, and presented, at The 5th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Ecology & Health that was held in Montreal August 2014.