The Fogarty International Center at NIH has had a rich and varied legacy since its establishment in 1968. As we mark our 50th year, we are featuring comments from members of our community on how Fogarty programs have aided their careers and advanced their research.
Send us your stories
How has Fogarty impacted your career? Submit your story in text, photo or video link to FICInfo@mail.nih.gov.
Save the date! Fogarty will hold a 50th anniversary symposium, "Advancing science for global health - future directions to meet evolving needs," on May 1, 2018 on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The event will also be webcast live.
Details will be announced as they are available.
Upcoming Anniversary Events
Throughout our 50th year, sessions at major global health and research conferences will feature the impact of Fogarty-supported research and training. If you plan to attend these meetings we hope you will join the conversation.
October 15 - 17, 2017
American Neurological Association (ANA) Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA
Fogarty@50 sessions at ANA on Monday, October 16, 2017 will feature:
Dr. Gretchen Birbeck, Fogarty Advisory Board member and Fogarty grantee
Dr. Desire Tshala Katumbay, Fogarty grantee
Dr. Joseph Zunt, Fogarty grantee
Dr. Peter Kilmarx, Fogarty Deputy Director
Dr. Kathleen Michels, Fogarty Program Officer for Global Brain Disorders Research
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Faculty Development Course: Students, Residents, and Fellows-Career Level: The Many Faces of Academic Global Neurology
9:15 am - 11:15 am
Plenary Session: Presidential Symposium: Translational Neuroscience Research to Improve Outcomes for the 'Bottom Billion'
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Interactive Lunch Workshop: Meet the Fogarty International Center and Global Neurology at NIH
ANA 2017 Schedule at a Glance
November 5 - 9, 2017
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting
Fogarty@50 session on Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Fogarty International Center: Advancing Multidisciplinary Research to Understand the Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases
ASTMH 2017 Schedule at a Glance
November 11 - 15, 2017
American Heart Association Scientific Sessions
Fogarty@50 sessions at AHA Scientific Session: November 14, 2017 (afternoon)
Fogarty, NHLBI, NIH and the Future of Global Cardiovascular Health Research
March 15 - 18, 2018
Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Annual Global Health Conference
New York, NY
April 27 - 30, 2018
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
May 1, 2018
Fogarty 50th Anniversary Symposium:
Advancing science for global health - future directions to meet evolving needs
NIH main campus
More details coming soon!
May 5 - 8, 2018
Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting
Past Anniversary Events
Updated September 13, 2017