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Fogarty Trainees Become Global Health Leaders
Over the decades,
Fogarty’s programs have made significant contributions by filling the pipeline of global health leaders, extending the frontiers of science and accelerating discovery. These featured researchers - including senior government officials, and leaders of academic and nongonvermental organizations around the world - share how training supported by Fogarty has impacted their careers, helped build in-country research capacity, and fostered collaboration in research areas vital to global health.
Fogarty-supported training laid the foundation for Dr. Admire Dube's NIH grants to study the use of nanotechnology to help eradicate tuberculosis.
Fogarty training helped prepare Dr. William Duke to lead the Dominican Republic's response to COVID-19.
Dr. Glenda Gray discusses how she become an HIV/AIDS researcher in South Africa, lessons learned as a Fogarty trainee, key projects she has worked on, and her proudest career achievement.
Former Fogarty trainee Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, chief scientist at WHO, previously served as director general of the Indian Council of Medical Research.
Dr. Simani Gaseitsiwe of the Botswana Harvard Partnership participated in Fogarty-support training led by his mentor Dr. Myron Essex, a long-time Fogarty and NIH grantee.
Dr. Lloyd Mulenga, who earned three advanced degrees with support from Fogarty research training programs, discusses the synergies of his roles as a physician, scientist and policymaker in Zambia.
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Updated November 2021