Fogarty Global Health Fellows

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These 12-month fellowships focused on critical, inter-related areas of health in low-income countries and provide outstanding opportunities for highly motivated individuals to experience research training at top-ranked, NIH-funded research centers in Kenya, Cameroon, Uganda, Ghana, Liberia, Peru, Thailand, Nepal and India. 

Each year the fellowships begin with an intensive orientation program in July, followed by mentored clinical research training at international partner institutions. Post-doctorate trainees and doctoral students in the health professions are eligible to apply.

Application now open and due November 1, 2019

2019-2020 Fellows

  • Emmanuel Bonney
  • Sayamon Hongjaesee
  • Lawrence Osei-Tutu
  • Caleb Skipper
  • Blair Smart
  • Anna Stadelman

Learn more about their projects

Research Sites

Eligible training sites exist in Kenya, Cameroon, Uganda, Ghana, Liberia, Peru, Thailand, Nepal, and India

The following are eligible sites with UMN Mentors:


Below are current and former mentors for U of M Fellows.  If you are interested in exploring the possibility of mentoring a fellow through your research project, contact Molly McCoy.

University of Minnesota

Applications are not restricted to the mentors named below.

David Boulware | Paul Bohjanen | Sarah Cusick | Anne Parker-FroschKirsten NielsenKatey Pelican | Timothy Schacker | Dominic Travis | Bruce Alexander | Nicole Basta | Radha Rajasingham | Josh Rhein | Cheryl Robertson | Claudia Munoz-Zanzi | Ken KunisakiKeith Horvath | Barbara McMorris | Chas Salman


Application for the 2020-2021 fellowship cycle is now open and are due November 1, 2019.  Application instructions and Online Application are on the Fogarty Fellows website. For more information, contact Molly McCoy at

About the Consortium

The Northern/Pacific Global Health Research Fellows Training Consortium is a partnership between the Universities of Washington, Hawaii, Indiana, Michigan and Minnesota; with international partnerships in Kenya, Cameroon, Uganda, Ghana, Liberia, Peru, Thailand, Nepal and India. The Global Health Fellowship Program is a 12-month clinical research training program for post-doctorate trainees and doctoral students in the health professions, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health’s  Fogarty International Center (FIC) in partnership with several NIH Institutes and Offices.

Principal Investigator for the University of Minnesota is Shailey Prasad.