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September 10, 2021 Advisory Board Meeting Open Session Agenda

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences

FIC Advisory Board Meeting (Open Session)
September 10, 2021
Virtual meeting via Zoom

Agenda: Open Session

12:00-12:10 p.m.

Welcoming Remarks

Dr. Roger Glass

12:10–1:15 p.m.

Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Junior Faculty Research Training Program

  • Background and Overview: Dr. Flora Katz, Director, Division of International Training and Research, FIC
  • Overview and Perspectives from program at Makerere University, Uganda: Dr. Nelson Sewankambo, PI
  • Research Highlights:
    • Dr. Patience A. Muwanguzi, Emergency and trauma nurse, head of nursing, Makerere University, Uganda
    • Dr. Bongani Nkambule, Hematologist and associate professor, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa Dr.
    • Margaret Ilomuanya, Pharmacist, biomedical engineer and lecturer, University of Lagos, Nigeria
  • Discussion

1:15–2:00 p.m.

Director’s Update and Discussion of Current and Planned FIC Activities

Dr. Roger Glass

  • Select Fogarty COVID-19 Research Activities
    • Dr. Cecile Viboud, Senior Research Scientist, Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies (DIEPS)

2:00–2:45 p.m.

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Update

Dr. Shannon Zenk, Director, NINR

2:45–3:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Dr. Roger Glass

3:00 p.m.


Updated January 31, 2022