April 9, 2018

New Oral Health Fogarty Fellowship: 12-month global health program in Peru

Our DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health is partnering with the Global Health Fellows for a 12-month clinical research training fellowship program in Peru.

3 houses on water

Claverito, slum floating community in Iquitos, Peruvian Amazon

The Global Health Fellowship Program is a 12-month clinical research-training program for post-doctoral trainees and doctoral students in the health professions, sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in partnership with several NIH Institutes and Centers. Its partnership includes the Universities of Washington, Hawaii, Michigan, and Minnesota with international partnerships in Kenya, Cameroon, Uganda, Ghana, Peru, Thailand, and India. This year, due to our strong collaborative history and our existing NIH training grant programs, the DeRouen Center is proud to offer the fellowship opportunity in Peru.

children in Peru receiving care

Conducting oral exams in a Claverito house (InterACTION Labs grant)

 
Research and training ranges across a wide spectrum of health themes, including infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, environmental health, trauma, nursing oral health, policy, and implantation science. It provides an interdisciplinary training environment for the next generation of global health researchers.

The trainee is paired with team of mentors for the duration of the program (both domestically and abroad) that provides theme-specific knowledge, epidemiological support, and career guidance. This valued mentorship curriculum positions grant writers, mentors, and leaders for success in the field of global health.

For more information on eligibility and to apply, please visit theĀ Global Health Fellows website. If you are interested in applying, please contact alsadem@uw.edu.