HIV, Tuberculosis and Viral Hepatitis Prevention and Treatment in Criminal Justice and Community Health Settings (Frederick Altice, YSM/YSPH)
Urban slum health (Albert Ko, YSPH/YSM)
HIV prevention and treatment in prison populations (Frederick Altice, YSM/YSPH)
About the Program
The Global Health Equity Scholar Program is a one year global health research program for those students who aspire to excel in the field of global health. This fellowship is sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and involves collaboration and participation of various prestigious universities and agencies across United States. These include the Florida International University (FIU), Yale University, University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University. The Global Health research fellows will get an opportunity to research and work in 16 countries at 19 different international sites and will be mentored by a global health research faculty.
Lee W. Riley
Albert I. Ko
Learn about the application process.
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