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Profiles of Fogarty Fellows and Scholars
Fogarty Fellow Jillian Armstrong is working on a research project evaluating photoacoustic flow cytometry for the non-invasive detection of malaria-infected red blood cells.
Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars and
Fulbright-Fogarty Fellows and Scholars in Public Health provide mentorship and research opportunities for early stage investigators from the U.S. and low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Fogarty profiles the work and experience of these early-stage investigators trained with Fogarty support in each issue of
Global Health Matters.
Serving as a Fogarty Fellow in both Uganda and South Africa helped prepare Dr. Lisa Bebell to successfully compete for a five-year NIH research career development grant.
Neiloy Sircar, the first lawyer to participate in Fogarty’s Fellows and Scholars program, examined consent, privacy and confidentiality in Kenya.
Dr. Leann Andrews launched a project to establish gardens to improve health in a slum community in Iquitos, Peru, as a Fogarty Fellow. She is the first landscape architect supported by the program.
Dr. Eric Coker trained local health workers and used the data they gathered to improve understanding of the complex interplay between indoor air quality and poor respiratory health.
Dr. Eric Nelson identified key factors that contributed to the understanding of cholera transmission, and developed partnerships that would lead to future research collaborations.
Dr. Shuchi Anand Fogarty fellowship segued into an NIH career development grant that allowed her to expand upon her chronic kidney disease work in India.
Dr. Cameron Gaskill studied how to enhance hospital referral systems for emergency care patients who were tested and found to be HIV positive in Ghana.
Dr. Fran Wu, the first Fogarty ophthalmology Fellow, spent a year in Ethiopia researching retinoblastoma, a rare pediatric eye cancer.
Dr. Aileen Chang's experience as the first dermatologist to be awarded a Fogarty fellowship helped affirm her interest in a career in global health.
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Updated October 2019