CGHSR extends congratulations to Kelly Searle (School of Public Health), Keith Horvath (School of Public Health), and Jennifer Rickard (Medical School) who are the most recent recipients of the CGHSR Faculty Travel Awards. The next application deadline for CGHSR Faculty Travel Awards is February 1, 2019.
Applications are now being accepted for Fogarty Global Health Fellows for 12-month fellowships beginning in July 2019. These research fellowships are focused on critical, inter-related areas of health in low-income countries and provide outstanding opportunities for highly motivated doctoral students and postdocs to experience research training at top-ranked, NIH-funded research centers in locations including Thailand, India, Peru, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda. The applications are due Nov 15 by 5pm PST.
In July 2018, students and mentors gathered to recognize the efforts of the first cohort of student teams and launch the second cohort of the Research Training Collaborative (RTC). The RTC is a research training program for students from the University of Minnesota and participating institutions in Uganda to gain hands-on experience in global health research. Cohort 2 was formulated in early summer 2018 and this gathering was an opportunity to present their research plans to faculty mentors and student colleagues. Throughout 2018 and 2019, Cohort 2 will be advancing research projects in three teams.
The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility at the University of Minnesota is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2018-2019 Fogarty Global Health Fellowships. Fogarty fellows and scholars train in global health research for 12 months at a proposed study site at a collaborating institution in Uganda under the mentorship of University of Minnesota and Makerere University mentor teams. The Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program at the University of Minnesota is led by Dr. Shailey Prasad in the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility.
The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility is pleased to announce the recipients of the CGHSR Global Health Seed Grants for research in East Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. Grants have been awarded to the following researchers: