Afya Bora Fellowship in Global Health Leadership works to fill an identified gap in training for African and U.S. health professionals. This innovative 12-month fellowship prepares African and U.S. health professionals to lead and manage major health programs in African countries. Led by Carey Farquhar, MD, MPH.
The Chinese Universities Global Health Partnership is supported by the China Medical Board, and facilitates collaboration between the Department of Global Health and select Chinese universities to strengthen their capacity in global health. The UW offers a program of MPH and PhD training for students and individualized mentoring for faculty scholars, as well as opportunities to engage in collaborative research in low and middle income countries for participating faculty and students. Led by Judith Wasserheit, MD, MPH, and Stephen Gloyd, MD, MPH.
East Africa Diploma Course in Tropical Medicine is an exciting, three-month training course on tropical medicine and global health for physicians and other qualified health professionals. It is the only course of its kind in East Africa, and represents a collaboration among five institutions with long-standing expertise in tropical medicine: Johns Hopkins University, Kilimanjaro Medical University, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Makerere University, and the University of Washington. Led by Paul Pottinger, MD, DTM&H, and Christopher Sanford, MD, MPH.
The E-learning Program (eDGH) develops, implements, and assesses e-learning programs for Department of Global Health courses, as well as grant-funded projects developing health care workforce and institutional capacity. Led by Ann Downer, MS, EdD, and Michael Chung, MD, MPH.
Fogarty Northern Pacific Global Health Fellows is an 11-month clinical research training program in one of seven international collaborating countries (Kenya, Uganda, Cameroon, Ghana, Thailand, China, and Peru) for post-doctoral trainees and doctoral students in the health professions, sponsored by the Fogarty International Center in partnership with several National Institutes of Health institutes and centers. Led by Joseph Zunt, MD, MPH.
International AIDS Research and Training Program was established in 1988 and works with collaborative research institutions in Kenya to provide advanced training in HIV research, focusing on improving the HIV care cascade and promoting implementation science research. Led by Carey Farquhar, MD, MPH.
KUSKAYA is a joint interdisciplinary training program for innovation in global health between the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (Lima, Peru) and the University of Washington funded by the Fogarty International Center of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Peruvian and U.S. trainees work in inter- and multidisciplinary teams in Peru to address communicable and non-communicable diseases, as well as health systems. Led by Joseph Zunt, MD, MPH, and Patricia Garcia, MD, MPH.
Partnership for Medical Education in Kenya (PRIME-K) aims to improve health outcomes in Kenya by designing innovative educational approaches; extending the reach of the University of Nairobi (UON) into communities with decentralized clinical training and research activities; providing training in implementation science, applied research, health metrics and evaluation, and program leadership; and improving mental health research capacity at UON. UW leads Carey Farquhar, MD, MPH, Grace John-Stewart, MD, MPH, PhD, and Deepa Rao, PhD.
Partnership for Health Research Training (PHERT) in Kenya trains junior faculty from the University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University and Maseno University in research skills, mentored research and mentored grant writing to build a pool of scientists able to address Kenya’s health challenges in HIV/AIDS, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and Mental Health. Led by Carey Farquhar, MD, MPH.
Strategic Analysis, Research & Training (START) Center uses an innovative mentorship model to provide high-quality analysis and research support to public health organizations while developing applied research and analytic skills of graduate research assistants in global and domestic public health. Led by Judd Walson, MD, MPH, in conjunction with Ann Duerr, MD, PhD, MPH, and Stephen Hawes, PhD.
Treatment Research & Expert Education (TREE) is dedicated to addressing the health needs of people living in resource-limited settings through quality medical care, academic research, training, and education. Through local partnerships in Kenya, Vietnam, and around the globe, TREE offers a multi-faceted approach to medical service delivery and capacity building to help both community and health care workers sustain their support to the communities where they work. Led by Michael Chung, MD, MPH.