“Every step you take in life shapes who you are. And the steps I’ve walked with the help of Fogarty were instrumental in helping me to achieve a great deal, including being appointed health minister.”
Dr. Patricia Garcia
former Fogarty trainee
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Since our founding in 1968, Fogarty programs have provided significant research training to about 6,000 scientists worldwide, influencing careers, encouraging collaborations and establishing partnerships. 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.