Congratulations to Laura Purcell, MD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, who was offered a position in the 2019-2020 class of the UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program.

This mentored training opportunity is based in Malawi over the duration of the award, where she will gain experience and expertise in the conduct of research.

The UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship supports mentored research training opportunities for promising postdoctoral fellows and doctoral students. Sponsored by the Fogarty International Center – as well as other institutes, centers and offices at the NIH – the program provides stipend, research, and travel for 12-month research attachments. Trainees live and work full-time at affiliated research sites in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The programs consortium brings together four leading U.S. institutions (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Johns Hopkins University, Morehouse School of Medicine, Tulane University) and partnering institutions in 13 countries.