Fogarty at 50

Fogarty at 50The Fogarty International Center at NIH has had a rich and varied legacy since its establishment in 1968.

Symposium: May 1, 2018

Fogarty held its 50th anniversary symposium, "What are the new frontiers in global health research?" on May 1, 2018, at NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.

Book: Fogarty at 50: Advancing science for global health since 1968

Cover: Fogarty at 50 bookThe book Fogarty at 50: Advancing science for global health since 1968 takes readers through our history: our founding in honor of Congressman John E. Fogarty; the HIV/AIDS crisis that shifted our focus to building research capacity in low- and middle-income countries; specific examples of our scientific accomplishments across research areas; and viewpoints from our fellows, trainees, grantees and partners.

Send us your stories

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. How has Fogarty impacted your career? Submit your story in text, photo or video link to

Anniversary Events

Throughout our 50th year, sessions at major global health and research conferences, and other meetings and workshops have featured the impact of Fogarty-supported research and training.

Updated June 18, 2018