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Dzidzai Muyengwa Will Manage UJMT LAUNCH Fellowships

August 21, 2023

Benjamin Chi, MD, MSc, director of fellowship programs for the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (IGHID), announces Dzidzai Muyengwa, MPH, will serve as the new program manager of UJMT LAUNCH, Fogarty International Center’s flagship training program, funded by the National Institutes of Health. “We are delighted to welcome Dzidzai. She brings a wealth … Read more

Kristin Reed Will Lead Office of Fellowships and Training Programs at the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases

May 13, 2023

Benjamin Chi, MD, MSc, director of fellowship programs for the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (IGHID), announces Kristin Reed has been appointed lead program manager for IGHID’s fellowships and training office, which includes the flagship UJMT Fogarty Global Consortium. “Over the past four years, Kristin has been an important part of IGHID, overseeing … Read more

Fogarty Fellow Camille Morgan Studies Hepatitis B Transmission: Learnings Will Inform Prevention Programs to Meet WHO Elimination Goals

March 30, 2023

UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellow Camille Morgan is an MD-PhD candidate working on her PhD in epidemiology. Currently in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), her project applies epidemiological, spatial, and genomic approaches to the largest-known household study of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in Kinshasa, to understand HBV transmission dynamics and drivers … Read more

Save the Date: Info Session for Mental Health Research Fellowships–in the “Warm Heart of Africa”

March 8, 2023

The Malawian Program for Mental Health Research Training (WARMHEART) is accepting applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowship positions in Malawi, funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center. Administered by the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, interested applicants are invited to attend an information session on March 24, from 4-5 … Read more

NIH Renews the UJMT Fogarty Global Health Training Partnership

May 6, 2022

The UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellows Consortium (UJMT)–a partnership between UNC-Chapel Hill, Johns Hopkins University, Morehouse School of Medicine and Tulane University–has been renewed for the coming five years. It is one of seven groups to be funded under the new Launching Future Leaders in Global Health (LAUNCH) training initiative, supported by the Fogarty International … Read more

Sciaudone awarded BWF-ASTMH postdoctoral fellowship to continue diagnostics research in Peru

October 22, 2021

Michael Sciaudone, MD, an infectious diseases specialist at UNC, has won a 2021 postdoctoral fellowship in tropical infectious diseases from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund-American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH). Three of the coveted fellowships are awarded nationally each year, funding research focused on low and low-middle income countries. Sciaudone will use the two-year … Read more

Friend’s death inspires med student to apply for research fellowships

April 24, 2017

Robert Flick is a student at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He has completed both the Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship and the UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship. In this blog post, he shares how these fellowships allowed him to conduct operational research in Malawi and pay tribute to a friend and former colleague. I … Read more