Global Health Fellowship Training Program for Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Students, 2012

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The Fogarty Global Health Fellows Training Program is a new program which provides an 11 month global health training experience. The program provides stipend support, travel, and a small research budget to trainees each year to work at one of our 17 international sites in Sub-Saharan Africa (Accra, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Kampala,Lilongwe, Lusaka, Rakai, Swaziland) , South America (Buenos Aires, Lima, Rio de Janeiro,), India (Pune), Bangladesh, Thailand (Chiang Mai), or China (Bejing, Nanjing, Shanghai). Salaries for students are at the Fulbright level (approx $22,000) and for the post docs at the NRSA level depending on post graduate year (Contact Kathryn Salisbury to obtain a stipend estimate). If the applicant has an existing K award or other private source of funding, then Fogarty funds can be used to pay for travel and supplement research funding.

Predoctoral a) Doctoral student in one of the health sciences (Public Health, Medicine, Dental, Nursing, Veterinary, Biomedical Engineering). b) Completed all course work and preliminary examinations c) US Citizen, non-citizen national or permanent resident Postdoctoral a) Completed MD or PhD degree; MD’s, preferably will have completed residency and currently funded by an NIH T32 grantor or K award to include surgeons, dermatologists, internists, pediatricians, neurologists, OB-GYN, pathologists and any subspecialty. b) Strong nomination by their current mentor/advisor. c) US Citizen, non-citizen national or permanent resident d) Two to three member teams applying to jointly conduct a research project will be considered. Each member of the team must be from a different health science for instance public health, medicine, and biomedical engineering

Deadline: December 1, 2012

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