Profiles of Fogarty Fellows and Scholars

Dr. Vivek Naranbhai speaking at a podium

Entering global network via fellowship program

For Dr. Vivek Naranbhai, an HIV researcher working in South Africa, his time as a Fogarty Fellow changed his outlook and confirmed that his future lay in global health.

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Fogarty's 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 a Fellows and Scholars in each issue of Global Health Matters.​

Dr. Amy Sims Sanyahumbi works with ultrasound machine while patient lies on side

Fighting rheumatic heart disease in Malawi

Five years after completing a Fogarty global health fellowship in pediatric cardiology, Dr. Amy Sims Sanyahumbi has returned to Malawi.

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Headshot of Dr. Brian J. Hall, photo courtesy University of Macau

Studying mental health of migrants

As a Fogarty Fellow in China, Dr. Brian Hall examined the social and health challenges facing African migrants.

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Dr. Mohammad Aminul Islam works with samples in a lab

Battling antimicrobial resistance in Bangladesh

As a Fogarty Fellow, Dr. Mohammad Aminul Islam studied how the NDM-1 gene that makes some bacteria resistant to antibiotics established a presence in Bangladesh.

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Dr. Dorothy Dow examines a young patient in an exam room

Studying suicide in teens with HIV

Fogarty Fellow Dr. Dorothy Dow conducted research on the mental health needs and psychological difficulties experienced by HIV-infected youth in Tanzania.

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Dr. Lily Gutnik in operating room operates on patient who is under cover on the operating table

Boosting breast cancer screening in Malawi

As a Fulbright-Fogarty fellow in Malawi, Dr. Lily Gutnik studied how to change perceptions of breast cancer and increase the number of women who are screened for the disease.

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Dr. Gigi Bastien speaks with a study participant who is seated across from her at a table

Tackling Ebola's mental scars in Liberia

Fogarty Fellow Dr. Gigi Bastien wants to improve understanding of the mental health and psycho-social challenges facing communities and individuals affected by Ebola.​

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Dr Naidoo in a white lab coat seated at a desk reviews side by side chest x-rays on a computer screen

Improving HIV/AIDS treatment in South Africa

As a Fogarty Scholar, Dr. Kogieleum Naidoo contributed to a pivotal study that led to more effective treatment of people co-infected with HIV and TB.

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Dr Paul Drain smiles at camera in hall of a hospital, wearing white doctor's coat, stethoscope around neck

Accelerating point-of-care diagnostics for TB

Dr. Paul Drain helped to assess point-of-care diagnostics for tuberculosis​ and HIV as a Fogarty scholar in South Africa.

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Dr Manning in an exam room with stethoscope in ears holds it to a young boy’s back, she looks down at him

Studying malaria and bioethics in Mali

Dr. Jessica Manning conducted malaria vaccine research as a Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholar in Mali.

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Updated June 2018

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