Allyson Krupar

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Name: Allyson Krupar
Organization: The Infectious Disease Institute
Website: http://www.idi-makerere.com/
Title: Distance Learning Officer
Bio:
I am a technologist and educator with three years of experience in adult distance learning education in the USA and Uganda; 2 years of experience in youth education, specifically environmental education and literature, in the USA; and 2 years of experience in on site adult education in the developing world. I have also worked as an advocate, editor, graphic designer and trainer in various contexts. In my current position as a Distance Learning Officer at the Infectious Disease Institute of Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, I combine all of these skills to develop a continued medical education tool for rural healthcare workers to receive the most up to date and life saving information.

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Feb 28, 2012 / 0 Comments / in Health care
The Distance Learning program is run out of the Learning Innovations Center in the Infectious Diseases Institute’s (IDI) Learning Hub. It has been developed with support from Global Health Corps and the work of Nicholas Mugabi, Susan Lister, Raymond Besiga, and Allyson Krupar, under the close supervision of ATIC staff and the IDI library. The program has been in development since 2008, with small pilots occurring in 2009 and 2010.

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