Dr. Nida Shaikh shares initial results at DEBATE 2017

March 13, 2017
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Dr. Nida Shaikh is a current VECD fellow researching at the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation in Chennai. Overall, her research will focus on long-term effects of an individualized coordinated care intervention on dietary patterns and cardiovascular risk factors in individuals with co-morbid diabetes and depression: the INDEPENDENT study.

VECD Alum Making an Impact on Diabetes in Kenya

November 30, 2015
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Dr. Paul Park, a VECD alumni who now serves as the Director of Non-Communicable Disease at Partners in Health (Rwinkwavu, Rwanda), was recently recognized for his contributions to diabetes research efforts in Kenya. The full article can be found on the Duke Global Health Institute website. Congratulations, Dr. Park!

VECD Global Health Fellowship Now Accepting Applications for 2017-2018

July 2, 2015
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The Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke Fogarty Global Health Fellowship program is seeking applicants for the 2017-2018 training year. The purpose of this program is to support an 12-month mentored research fellowship for clinical investigators studying diseases and conditions in developing countries and to build international health research capacity.
 Application and more information are available online.

VECD Program Leader, Nathan Thielman, Receives Duke 2012 Outstanding Mentoring Award

September 25, 2012
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Thielman, MD serves as Associate Professor of Medicine, Pathology, and Global Health, based in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Duke U. Medical Center, and is Director of Duke’s Global Health Residency/ Fellowship Pathway.  He is one of many exceptional mentors in global health from Duke University, and the recipient of Duke University's 2012 Outstanding Mentoring Award.

The Consortium at Work: Highlighting Two Fellow Alumnus

June 12, 2012
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Below, Fogarty Fellow Alumnus Dr. Gerald Bloomfield and Dr. Mark Huffman discuss issues in cardiology and global chronic diseases. Drs. Bloomfield & Huffman were introduced at the NIH Orientation for Fogarty Fellows in 2010 before departing for their fellowships to work respectively with Duke University & Moi University, and Emory University & the Public Health Foundation of India.

NIH awards $20M to train next generation of global health researchers

June 7, 2012
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April 4, 2012
 To help foster the next generation of global health scientists, Fogarty International Center and its partners at the National Institutes of Health are building a network of U.S. academic institutions to provide early-career physicians, veterinarians, dentists and scientists with a significant mentored research experience in a developing country.