Current projects are ordered by start date.
Expanding on the decade-long Vanderbilt-AKTH partnership, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), Bayero University Kano (BUK) in Kano, Nigeria, and the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) are partnering on a new infrastructure development training program supported by the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The project will strengthen infrastructure capacity in research administration and research ethics in Nigeria.
Principal Investigator(s): Muktar Aliyu, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H. William Wester, M.D., M.P.H.
Principal Investigator(s): Muktar Aliyu, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H. Edwin Trevathan, M.D., M.P.H.
Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke (VECD) is one of six consortia that comprise the Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars, which replaced the Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars & Fellows (FICRS-F) Program in 2012. The purpose of this program is to provide mentored global health research training opportunities in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) for pre- and post-doctoral candidates from the U.S. and LMICs.