On May 24th the GloCal Health Fellowship held its first Site PI Council meeting.
We are very pleased to share that current GloCal fellow Schola Matovu, PhD, RN, has been presented with the prestigious 2022 Jane Norbeck Distinguished Service Award from the UCSF School of Nursing!
GloCal is excited to share that former fellow Dr. Michael Mwachiro has just published a book entitled Reflections on Mentorship: Inspiring the Next Generation!
WHO selects GloCal alumnus Stephen Wandera, MSc, PhD, MSc, as TAG member for the UN Decade of Health Aging
The World Health Organization has appointed GloCal alumnus Dr. Stephen Wandera to the Technical Advisory Group for the UN Decade of Healthy Aging initiative.
Current GloCal Fellow Lara Schwarz’s Research Highlighted in NIEHS Global Environmental Health Newsletter
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) recently profiled the research of GloCal Fellow Lara Schwarz in its December 2021 Global Environmental Health Newsletter. Ms. Schwarz is one of three GloCal fellows supported by NIEHS this year. A PhD candidate in the UC San Diego and San Diego State University Joint Doctoral Program in Global Health, Ms. Schwarz studies the impact of environmental exposures on health disparities. She is spending her 2021-2022 GloCal Health Fellowship year assessing the role of wildfire smoke in driving adverse health outcomes – including COVID-19 outcomes – on each side of the San Diego/Tijuana border. She explores the question: How do differing social conditions influence the health impacts of environmental exposures?
Former GloCal Fellow Moses Obimbo Madadi awarded prestigious Calestous Juma Science Leadership Fellowship
GloCal is pleased to share that 2016-2017 alumnus Moses Obimbo Madadi, MBChB, PhD, has been awarded a Calestous Juma Science Leadership Fellowship from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
GloCal Alumnus Matthew Bramble, PhD, is awarded K01 IRSDA award from the Fogarty International Center to continue research in the DRC
GloCal congratulates 2017-2018 fellowship alumnus Dr. Matthew Bramble on having just received a five-year K01 International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) from the Fogarty International Center.
GloCal Alumnus Helen Byakwaga, MBChB, PhD, receives K43 Emerging Global Leader Award to continue HIV-related Kaposi Sarcoma research in East Africa
GloCal congratulates 2014-2015 Ugandan alumnus Dr. Helen Byakwaga for recently receiving a five-year K43 Emerging Global Leader Award from the Fogarty International Center to expand her HIV-related Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) research in East Africa.
Former GloCal fellow Dr. Jaeson Calla used his fellowship for important molecular and cell biology research on malaria, which harms many children in Peru.
Now accepting applications for its 2022-23 program, GloCal is recruiting individuals interested in HIV research, non-HIV-related mental health research and other global health priority research areas.
In honor of National Post-Doc Appreciation Week, UCGHI Co-Director Craig Cohen would like to celebrate Chemtai Mungo, MD, MPH, FACOG.
In July 2021, the GloCal Health Fellowship welcomed Beatriz Martínez López (DVM, MPVM, PhD) as the new UC Davis campus PI for the fellowship.
Welcome to the GloCal Health Fellowship 2021-2022 cohort!
The GloCal Health Fellowship welcomes Sung-Jae Lee, PhD as new UCLA campus PI for the fellowship.
GloCal fellow Monica Diaz, MD, begins new position as Assistant Professor of Neurology at UNC Chapel Hill
Recent 2019-2020 GloCal fellow Monica Diaz, MD, has just begun a new position as Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Division of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology at UNC Chapel Hill.
GloCal fellow Pablo Tsukayama leads team of investigators including GloCal alumnus Guillermo Salvatierra in the search for new coronavirus variants in Peru.
Current GloCal fellow and UCLA orthopedic surgery resident Dr. Abigail Cortez is studying how to improve trauma care in low- and middle-income countries in collaboration with Tanzanian partners at the Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute.
Former GloCal fellow Luis Menacho has received a K43 Emerging Global Leader Award from the National Institutes of Health’s Fogarty International Center.
Welcome to the GloCal Health Fellowship 2020-2021 cohort!
GloCal fellows work in and come from countries around the world. As COVID-19 rages, fellows are living through the choices the countries where their research projects are located have made to control the pandemic.
A recent recipient of an Emerging Global Leader Award (K43) from the National Institutes for Health Fogarty International Center, Dr. Siana Nyka Mtatiro is continuing her vision of building capacity for genetic studies in Tanzania.
Peruvian GloCal Fellows Dr. Miguel Sánchez and Dr. Willyams Reynoso have been awarded funds through a supplement from the National Institute on Aging - NIH to carry out ground-breaking research on the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease in their country
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Research on Women’s Health highlights current GloCal fellow Racheal Mandishora.
Current GloCal Health Fellow, Vania Wang, is using a geographical lens to examine movement patterns to help identify social determinants for HIV treatment and prevention in rural Malawi.
GloCal fellow Amber Roegner discusses freshwater for fisheries at Lake Victoria in Kisumu, Kenya.
GloCal fellow Hendry Sawe works on the frontline of emergency care and research in Tanzania.
Welcome to the GloCal Health Fellowship 2019-2020 cohort!
Larissa Otero reflects on her GloCal fellowship and discusses her current work in pediatric TB.
From tattoo removal to mental health and family medicine, this former fellow is helping border communities in need.
GloCal fellow David Heller is keeping primary prevention of chronic, non-communicable diseases on the global health agenda.
Dr. Aileen Chang broke the mold when she chose to investigate Kaposi’s sarcoma in Uganda as a GloCal Health fellow.
The 2018-2019 cohort of GloCal fellows begin their year-long fellowship in July.
Okoroh, a 2017-2018 GloCal fellow, is the first researcher to examine the impact of Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme on the cost of surgical care.
Former GloCal fellow and current UC Riverside professor, Jennifer Syvertsen, reflects on her mentors, work in Kenya and plans for the future.
Learn about Huan Vinh Dong's multidisciplinary approach to global health research and medicine.
Learn about this GloCal fellow's journey bringing culturally appropriate ADHD interventions to Mexico and beyond.
GloCal fellow Catherine Reuben Shari, MD, MMED shares her experience of getting accepted into the program.