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The Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship (ICRF) offered through UNC is designed to encourage medical students to pursue clinical research careers by exposing them to exciting research opportunities in developing countries.  Students who are matriculated at any U.S.-based medical school are eligible for the DDICRF. UNC offers ICRF opportunities in Malawi, Vietnam, Zambia, and China.

To learn more about all of the program offerings visit the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases website.

Doris Duke fellows placed at UNC Project-Malawi may work in the following areas: sexually transmitted infections, HIV treatment, ART for PMTCT, HIV and TB diagnostics, maternal health, trauma/burns, and cancer.

Questions about the about the ICRF at UNC should be directed to program manager Kathryn Salisbury at

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