Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke-Fogarty Global Health Fellows Program

Submission deadline: 
November 1, 2017
The Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke Fogarty Global Health Fellows and Scholars Program provides supportive mentorship, research opportunities and a collaborative research environment for early stage investigators to enhance their global health research expertise and their careers. The 12-month program provides 11-month in-country experience, stipend/salary support, health insurance, modest research project funding, travel costs to and from the international site, and a five-day orientation on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Fellows have the opportunity to train overseas at Emory VECD partner sites in India, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Zambia, and Guatemala. This program is open to doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows. For additional information on the program, sites, eligibility and the application process, go to www.vecd.org. Examples of Research Topics: Diabetes and metabolic diseases Diseases of the heart, vessels, lungs, and blood, including blood resources Mental disorders, including basic, clinical, and translational research to advance understanding of causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Ophthalmology and eye-related research Infectious Diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs, tuberculosis, opportunistic infections, opportunistic malignancies Cancer, including oncology, radiation therapy, pathophysiology, and other cancer-related issues, including but not limited to HIV-related cancers Behavioral research including substance (drug and/or alcohol) use