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Advancing Science for Global Health
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Scientists craft US-Latin American research agenda on child obesity

Fogarty has convened researchers studying childhood obesity in Latin American countries and among Latino populations in the U.S. to share lessons learned and develop a joint research plan. They recently published a collection of articles as a special issue of Obesity Reviews.

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Fogarty Trainees

Fogarty’s programs have made significant contributions by filling the pipeline of global health leaders.

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Dr. Andrew Kambugu says his Fogarty-supported training at Case Western Reserve University was transformative. 

"Fogarty can take pride in seeing African research leaders like me, who had their initial exposure to global public health through their programs, now mentoring the next generation."

Dr. Andrew Kambugu
Director, Infectious Disease Institute