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GloCal Fellow David Heller’s opinion piece featured in The Washington Post

Former GloCal Fellow Dr. David Heller (2014-2015) writes about the importance of addressing non-communicable disease in the developing world in a March 2016 Washington Post Opinion Piece.

Mentoring Workshop held in Johannesburg, South Africa

GloCal, in partnership with the UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship and the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), held its fourth Mentoring the Mentors workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa, from March 10-11, 2016.  Read more…

GloCal Fellows Participate in Lancet Commission on Global Surgery

GloCal fellows Dr. John Rose (2013-2014) and Dr. Matchecane Cossa (2015-2016) participated in launch events of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery in London and Boston. Read more…

Dr. Jennifer Syvertsen profiled in Global Health Matters

Dr. Jennifer Syvertsen’s GloCal research on injection drug use and HIV risk in Kisumu, Kenya was featured in the July/August 2015 issue of the Fogarty International Center’s newsletter, Global Health Matters. Dr. Syvertsen is the first anthropologist to be profiled in this newsletter. Read more....

2015-2016 GloCal fellows attend orientation and training at NIH

GloCal’s newest cohort of fellows, along with a few program alumni, staff, and faculty, attended the Fogarty Global Health Program Orientation and Training on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD from July 6-10, 2015.  
This year's 17 GloCal fellows will be carrying out their fellowship research projects in Chile, Mexico, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Peru. See photo...

Prestigious Global Mental Health Study Abroad Grant Awarded to Dr. Victoria Ojeda

GloCal Alumna and Mentor &Victoria Ojeda, PhD, MPH, an Associate Professor at both UC San Diego and the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC), along with her colleague Jose Luis Burgos, MD, has received funding from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas program to create new global mental health opportunities for UC San Diego and UABC students at the collaborative Health Frontiers in Tijuana student-run free clinic Read more…

GloCal Health Fellows attend Research Symposium in Kenya

GloCal fellows from Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania attended the 7th East Africa Research Symposium in Kisumu, Kenya on January 21-22, 2015, in company of over 90 investigators from the region. Read More....

Dr. Elizabeth Bukusi profiled in NPGH newsletter

The career of Dr. Elizabeth Bukusi, GloCal Leadership Group member and KEMRI Site PI and mentor, was profiled in the Northern Pacific Global Health (NPGH) Fogarty Fellowship newsletter. Read More....

Mentoring Workshop Held in Bangalore, India

GloCal, in partnership with the Global Health Equity Scholars Fellowship, held another successful "Mentoring the Mentors in Global Health Research" workshop, this one in Bangalore, India from November 20-21, 2014. Read More....

Cecilia Mbae awarded 2014-15 Fogarty Mentorship Fellowship

Cecilia is a Research Officer at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and has been involved in a number of research projects in the area of neglected parasitic diseases for the past eight years. Read more....

2014-2015 GloCal Fellows Announced

The UC Global Health Institute is proud to announce the 16 GloCal Health Fellows funded for the 2014-2015 year! Read more....

Dr. Steffanie Strathdee's career trajectory featured in the Lancet

For Steffanie Strathdee, Co-Director of the UCGHI GloCal Health Fellowship and Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences at UCSD, being drawn into the world of HIV/AIDS was no accident. Read more...

Second Cohort of GloCal Fellows Announced

The UC Global Health Institute is proud to announce the selection of the 2013 UCGHI Global Health Fellows! Read more...

UCGHI GloCal Health Fellowship Co-Sponors Mentorship Workshop for Spanish Speaking Latin America Faculty in Lima, Peru

Monica Gandhi and Alicia Fernandez traveled to Lima, Peru in May to conduct a "Mentors" workshop sponsored by the UCGHI GloCal Fellowship Program (funded by Fogarty International Training Center). Dr. Craig Cohen, the PI of the UCGHI GloCal Health Fellowship, co-sponsored the two day workshop conducted May 23-24, 2013 in Lima Peru. Read more..

New Fellow Publication

GloCal Fellow Victoria Ojeda is lead author on a new publication in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health describing a binational model for a preclinical elective for medical students. Read more...

U.S. Representatives visit icddr,b and meet Fogarty Fellows

A delegation of U.S. congressmen visited icddr,b's Mohakhali campus on January 27, 2013. Read more..

GloCal Fellow Profile

UCSF fellow Hilary Wolf and her research with adolescents in Kenya feature on UCGHI website. Read more....

Global Health Fellows Announced

UC GloCal Health Fellowship recipients include fellows from four UC campuses. The University of California Global Health Institute (UCGHI) announces the selection of the 2012 UCGHI GloCal Health Fellows. Read more..

Directors' Update

Summer is usually a time of recuperation and relaxation, but the UCGHI is busy with activity. Read more...

Lancet Article

NIH global health fellowship reinvents itself. Training in developing countries gives medical students a feel for low-resource environments and usually focuses on infectious diseases. Read more..

UC Global Health Attracts NIH Funds for Global Health Researchers

The UC Global Health Institute has received one of five, $4 million grants from the Fogarty International Center to support 50 to 60 new fellows in global health research over the next five years, starting September 2012. Read more...