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Roger I. Glass, M.D., Ph.D., has served as the Director of the Fogarty International Center and Associate Director for International Research at NIH since 2006.

Articles by Dr. Roger I. Glass

Celebrating a decade of Fogarty fellows

As we mark the 10th anniversary of Fogarty's efforts to encourage medical students and young scientists to pursue a career in global health, it's a useful time for reflection. What started as a small program that sent about 20 medical students a year to a developing country for hands-on research experience has now blossomed beyond our wildest dreams.

This year, more than 80 U.S. and foreign fellows will carry out research projects in 24 low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The initial group largely had experience in infectious diseases and joined research projects focused primarily on HIV/AIDS, malaria or tuberculosis. Now our participants run the gamut from geneticists to infectious disease docs, and

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